It is hard to imagine, just five months ago, there was not a single vegetable sprouting out of the ground at the new Bathgate Park School Community garden.
Dunedin environmental lawyer Maree Baker-Galloway will head the new Otago Marine Protection Planning Forum.
An organisation has sprung up in Dunedin over the past two years that is helping feed people in need. Dan Hutchinson looks at the FoodShare phenomenon that is taking food banks to a whole new level.
Michael Miller is closing the lid on 15 years of door-to-door rubbish collection in Dunedin after watching landfill fees rise from $30 to $300 for a truckload in that time.
Those putting together an exhibition for the opening of the Shanghai Museum of Natural History have nothing to feel sheepish about - well, maybe just one thing.
The number of first-home buyers in Dunedin has dropped since strict lending criteria came into force late last year.
Tomahawk residents say it is time to have a proper discussion about the state of their lagoon, given concerns over reduced water levels and toxic algae.
The roar of big bikes and leather-clad figures descending on Waihola this week could only mean one thing - it must be pension day.
Complacency could be Dunedin's biggest enemy as it competes for the title of ‘‘Gigatown'' and the fastest internet service in the country.
Housing New Zealand Corporation has accepted an offer from a Dunedin charity to put curtains in the city's state houses.
Census figures show there are thousands of unoccupied flats and houses in Dunedin, particularly in older suburbs on the fringes of student areas. The Star reporters Tim Miller and Dan Hutchinson...
After 20 years as Presbyterian Archives Research Centre director, Yvonne Wilkie (71) is not so much retiring as fading into the shelves.
Retiring Dunedin City Council Taskforce Green co-ordinator Alex Griffin is concerned some unemployed people are still being ''left on their own''.
The Dunedin City Council is being asked to take a more active role in Dunedin's food chain by supporting community food initiatives and even helping protect wild food sources. Reporter Dan...
Smartphones and sex education programmes are leading children as young as intermediate age to experiment with sex, a Dunedin counsellor says.
They can't lease them out, sell them or pull them down so some of Dunedin's ageing and historic commercial buildings are being left to slowly crumble. Dan Hutchinson looks at the impasse over some of the central city buildings.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull is defending the council's decision not to take an aggressive approach towards attracting Christchurch people and businesses south after the earthquakes.
A dream to re-create the start of the Otago Central Rail Trail through a pair of disused rail tunnels in Dunedin has received a major boost from Government safety officials.
Safety improvements, cycle-lane widening and road realignments on busy Dunedin roads are causing a new kind of confusion for some motorists: which lane markings are the right ones?