Plans to cut $50,000 of funding from a Dunedin employment programme have been scrapped, saving 40 jobs. The Ministry of Social Development intended to stop funding the Activity in the Community (AIC) scheme, for sickness and invalid beneficiaries, run as part of the Dunedin City Council's Taskforce Green.
Orokonui Ecosanctuary educator Tahu Mackenzie said the sanctuary moved about 2000 plants into the mall for the New Zealand International Science Festival event.
If you have ever stopped by Zucchini Bros in Roslyn, chances are you spotted the rosy face of Rachel Smith, pulling pizzas from the restaurant's oven. She and her husband, Roger, spoke to Ellie Constantine about their "dream come true".
You could forgive Zin Aung for feeling a little stripped back.
Deer pizzle is not often used in cooking, and a group offered some as a soup yesterday could tell you why.
Since ancient times, women have been "wonderful heroines and role models" in science and a group of young women were yesterday encouraged to continue their legacy.
Give children the opportunity to question an astronaut, and the issue of going to the toilet is bound to come up.
It is "safe to say" spirits occupy Dunedin's Globe Theatre after "light anomalies" were recorded there at the weekend, paranormal investigator Kelly Cavanagh says.
When she launched World of WearableArt as a gallery promotion in 1987, Dame Suzie Moncrieff had no idea the concept would grow to include a museum and touring exhibition.
Heather Fleming's trip to the supermarket yesterday took planning, but not just a list - several reconnaissance missions and a briefing for her helpers.
Gerry Elliman has taken to wearing a key around his neck.
Few people bother to ask for a young person's perspective on their community, something Youth East Taieri wants to change.
A performance by the Dunedin public deemed "not brilliant" means the Dunedin City Council will continue to monitor the new traffic layout in Andersons Bay Rd.
First came Elton John, and cowboys will soon move in, but the latest announcement concerning the Forsyth Barr Stadium has a more local flavour.
Dunedin International Airport is clamping down on inconsiderate drivers.
A funding boost for budgeting services from the Ministry of Social Development will help Anglican Family Care cope with increased pressure on its resources.
Dunedin's Brockville School pupils rehearse their routine yesterday for the Dancing Like the Stars show to be staged tonight in the College of Education auditorium.
Having fiercely fought the closure of Forbury School, it is "a bit ironic" that the Methodist Mission is the new tenant of the complex, community and social services manager Sue Nash says.
Full shelves and a full car park were good signs for Countdown Dunedin South supermarket's first day of trading.
Winter is never the best time to embark on a new exercise regime, but with a goal in mind, Ellie Constantine recently started pounding the pavement.