For the past six years, the Dunedin Night Shelter has offered men food, a shower and a bed when they had nowhere else to go. During its annual appeal week, Ellie Constantine toured the facilities.
After 18 years of doing graffiti, Levi Hawken's work is set to move from walls on the street to walls inside.
Labour is yet to reveal its education policy for the forthcoming elections, but the party's education spokeswoman Sue Moroney alluded to the party's vision for the sector during meetings with educators in Dunedin yesterday.
A competition with an "inside out" theme provided the perfect opportunity for ceramicist Nicole Kolig to show her ground-breaking work on the world stage.
Chris Raine describes his alcohol abstinence movement as simple - "just don't drink for three months, and talk about it".
Despite at least one in three young Otago people being jobless, the Dunedin Methodist Mission does not believe reintroducing youth rates is the answer.
Education Minister Anne Tolley has been reassuring the early childhood education sector on the future of its services, as consultation on an independent task force's report comes to a close.
Guide books, temporary tattoos, recipes and colouring templates have been given to Dunedin schools to encourage children to support international teams during the Rugby World Cup.
Six screws and a plate in his shoulder, along with eight months off work, were the results of a "horrible" snowboarding accident for Richard Harwood.
About 100 people were injured on New Zealand skifields each day last season, a figure ACC hopes to cut through education.
For Tamsin Cooper, 2011 has been a whirlwind of fantastic opportunities and changes. Ellie Constantine talks to the designer about her homecoming and new projects.
Dunedin's binge-drinking culture has attracted the attention of an Australian movement helping people say no to alcohol.
An 11.7% increase in the cost of early childhood education has put increased pressure on the family budget.
The message of playcentre being a high-quality education option for parents, which was worthy of community and Government support, rang loud and clear through the Octagon, Dunedin, yesterday.
A project which started as a lesson in meeting deadlines ended up being an exceptional, but exhausting, learning experience for Aoraki Polytechnic film and television students.
Dunedin North Labour candidate Dr David Clark has accused Child Youth and Family of cutting jobs and the Government of going against promises.
Research into inflammatory diseases has received a $4.7 million funding boost from the Health Research Council as part of a $27 million fillip for University of Otago scientists.
An "illogical" 70% recommended funding cut for playcentres has left the service anxious about its future.
Fears Strath Taieri could lose its health-care services have been allayed by the Southern PHO.