Tucked away at the mouth of the Otago Harbour sits the private and subdued settlement of Aramoana.
"Let's do this." Those were Lily Borren's final words before she handed herself over to two hairdressers during a special school assembly yesterday.
Dunedin Community Can and Christmas Treats Drive co-ordinator Jane Orbell sits yesterday with about a quarter of the food collected in Dunedin on Thursday night.
After spending 45 hours drilling 200 holes, and threading 100m of string through PVC to form just one garment, it is little wonder Jojo Ross' graduate collection gives her nightmares.
Scouring Blackhead Beach for rubbish are Highlanders team members (from left) John Hardie, Ben Smith, Chris Noakes and Buxton Popoali'i, during a community clean-up in Dunedin yesterday.
After 11 years of fundraising and hard work, Quarantine Island's married quarters building is looking better than ever - well, at least on the outside.
Occupy Octagon protesters will make room for Santa and his friends on Sunday, just as they would any other group wanting to use the space.
Rory Velthuis walked out of his final NCEA level 1 exam yesterday hoping he had achieved a merit, and looking forward to a long hot summer doing "nothing much".
It may not be a popular organisation, and Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull may have mixed feelings about it opening in the city, but Shakti Community Council's services are considered vital and its Dunedin drop-in centre was formally opened yesterday.
The former Dainty Dairy in Stuart St, now classed as a derelict building, will be levelled to make way for four car parks.
It is often the centrepiece of Christmas celebrations, but there will be no tree in Mosgiel this year, much to the disappointment of one Mosgiel Taieri Community Board member.
A traffic engineer has advised against a proposed pedestrian crossing on Factory Rd in Mosgiel, much to the ire of the Mosgiel Taieri Community Board.
One of the biggest things to happen in the Strath Taieri and Maniototo in recent years has tongues wagging - but not to those outside the patch.
The builder of the world's longest piano has brought his creation to Dunedin, in the hope a famous player will tickle its ivories.
The impact of income inequality was the focus of two New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services events in Dunedin this week.
Labour Party deputy leader and social policy spokeswoman Annette King paid a flying visit to Dunedin yesterday, meeting some of those who live and work at the welfare coalface.
Firefighters took a proactive approach to their job and dampened the spirits - and property - of North Dunedin potential pyromaniacs on Saturday night.
In a city with one of the highest youth unemployment rates, YouthGrow has a solid success rate for its participants, but funding is increasingly uncertain.
It is the number of players in a hockey team, the sum of one plus 10 and the number of sides on a hendecagon.
Getting ready yesterday for the opening of their fair trade boutique, The Cuckoo's Nest, in Dunedin are Susan Wardell (22, left) and Annika Metua (21).