Skills which were once common place are slowly disappearing and are having impact on families everywhere, SuperGrans Dunedin manager Marie Sutherland says.
If they voted, students could have a big say in the way Dunedin is run, the Otago University Students Association president says.
Some bylaws governing where mobile food-sellers can and cannot go are too harsh and need to be relaxed, traders say.
After a massive response to its call for old curtains, the Dunedin Curtain Bank is ready to move on to the next stage of its development.
There is concern that someone using the Harbourside walk and cycleway could be seriously injured because of a blind corner.
More than $2.8 million has been paid out for accidents on school grounds in Dunedin during the past five years - representing about 40 accidents a week.
Parents involved with the Hereweka Junior Football Club are disappointed the council is only now trying to fix damage to the Portobello Domain - three weeks before the start of the season.
Coaches and parents of players at the Hereweka Junior Football Club are livid the Portobello Domain is still not in any condition for games to be played there, with the start of the season only two days away.
As more people realise they have a problem with violence and reach out for help, the organisation tasked with delivering courses to combat violence, Stopping Violence Dunedin, is finding itself under pressure financially to help those who need it.
The gates at the West Taieri Cemetery will be unlocked again after the Mosgiel Taieri Community Board decided not to continue locking them after a six-month trial.
With the warm weather slowly fading, Presbyterian Support Otago wants people to think about winter and any warm clothing that might be lying around.
A visit to a school in Texas has inspired King's High School rector Dan Reddiex to start a class focusing on developing better men.
Families of pupils in East Otago who are no longer eligible for a school bus subsidy have a difficult decision to make about the future of their children's education, Dunedin North Labour MP David Clark says.
A Dunedin boxer has caught the eye of the New Zealand women's coach, who says she could be a potential Olympic and Commonwealth representative.
One Mosgiel business owner, more than most, knows the effect legal highs can have on a small business and its employees.
The Dunedin City Council, along with the police and representatives of Dunedin schools, are taking a proactive approach to road safety outside schools.
An animal rights campaigner is asking people to stay away from the International Rodeo event at Forsyth Barr Stadium later this month and says the Dunedin City Council should reconsider allowing the event to be held in Dunedin.