A donation of $88,456 will bring the Otago Community Hospice one step closer to implementing an internationally recognised care programme for people entering their last hours of life, a hospice manager says.
The chips were down for some and up for others at the National Pub Poker League regional finals, held in Mosgiel on Saturday.
A large crowd watched as a special flag, representing links between past and future Anzac Day ceremonies, was raised over Montecillo Veterans Home and Hospital, St Kilda, yesterday.
Making an award-winning short film recently not only taught four year-13 Dunedin pupils about cinematography, they also gained insights into the experiences of young women during World War 1.
Upgrading the road leading to Dunedin's Signal Hill Reserve, along with changes to the reserve car park, could discourage boy racers and vandals, the Dunedin City Council says.
A small group of Subaru car enthusiasts gathered in Dunedin for the inaugural Possum Bourne Memorial Drive on Saturday.
It was rail, rather than pedal or sail power which brought the New Zealand climate change relay baton to Dunedin yesterday.
Fewer dogs have been put down since it became compulsory to fit them with microchips, Dunedin animal control officers say.
It was not too hard to imagine Dunedin pupils were scaling the heights of K2, or any perilous "north face'' for that matter, as rain and the odd snow fleck fell on a new rock-climbing feature yesterday.
A Dunedin academic says, when it comes to buying property, the "heart'' may win out over the "mind'' more often than is commonly thought.
Police are not ruling out links between a robbery in Dunedin's Exchange Plaza yesterday afternoon and six similar robberies in the city since November.
It may be one small step for astrophysics, but former Bayfield High School pupil Andrew Brown says receiving a research scholarship to a prestigious United States university is a personal ‘‘giant leap''.
At a glance, a plaque unveiled at Otago Girls High School, Dunedin, yesterday pays tribute to the school's only pupil to become a casualty of World War 2. On another level, it is indicative of one family's experiences with the "strange fortunes of war''.
Whiteware manufacturer Fisher and Paykel Appliances yesterday said it called for voluntary redundancies at its Mosgiel manufacturing plant on Tuesday.
The senior pupils may be at school camp, but Port Chalmers School middle school pupils will still "go bush'' and learn camping and outdoor skills this week - all from the safety of the school playground.
When Roz Miller arrived in Otago, she was adamant it would be for a "five-year stay'' - 35 years later, the departing Mosgiel principal says leaving will not be easy.
University of Otago physical education student Anna Hodel (21), of Dunedin, enjoys yesterday's fine weather while jogging near the University Oval.
There's more than one side to any story. Particularly when it's about the Octagon, as Sam Stevens discovered.
‘‘Outstanding'' contributions to arts, culture and heritage have earned Gore District Council head of arts and heritage Jim Geddes a top national individual achievement award for museum excellence.
Parts of Forbury School's playground last night looked more like Rotorua than the South Dunedin as they hissed and steamed. But the activity was social, educational and culinary rather than volcanic.