Consumer NZ chief executive Sue Chetwin said she wanted the Government to ban the use of commercial and residential sunbeds as New Zealand had the highest rate of skin cancer in the world.
Otago Community Hospice chief executive Ginny Green is on a high after a ‘‘tremendous grant’’ helped to launch a new year of fundraising for the organisation.
Sound, practical advice for patients, families and carers on managing at home is the focus of the Kowhai Programme at Otago Community Hospice.
A group of Dunedin pupils are encouraging residents to combine photography and nature for their new competition.
After 15 months as historian-in-residence at the Otago Pioneer Women’s Memorial Association Hall, Rachael Francis has created a lasting memento of her time with the organisation.
A collaboration stretching across the world has led to the publication of a new book of images by the late Dunedin photographer, historian and collector Hardwicke Knight.
A Dunedin patchwork and embroidery shop is closing after 35 years of business.
A Columba College pupil has been splitting her time between Dunedin and Christchurch to play the sport she loves.
A fleet of eye-catching vehicles are set to star in a Dunedin car show.
Glendale Retirement Home is proving that life does not stop when you live in a rest-home.
A Dunedin darts player is the sole Otago representative to be selected in a national team. Nick Kohey, of the Dunedin Metropolitan club, was named in the New Zealand youth darts team, which will compete in Australia in October.
As Dunedin’s housing market grows ever tighter, particularly for vulnerable families and those seeking rental accommodation, a high-level group is looking for solutions.
The Methodist Mission’s Youth Transition Home (YTH), which provides housing and support for young people aged 16 to 19, is operating at full capacity.
Dunedin’s social agencies are at the coal face of the city’s gathering housing crisis, and say housing is a major issue for a growing number of people.
A new emergency command unit is in Dunedin and waiting for its first callout.
A five-year labour of love by the Rotary Club of Dunedin won the major award at this week’s Keep Dunedin Beautiful Awards.
Presbyterian Support Otago is developing an app designed to make information about the services, resources, and programmes for older people in the Dunedin area accessible.
About 1200 model vehicles from across Otago are on display in Dunedin.
Fresh from major stage success, Taieri Musical Society is going back to its community roots as it prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary in October.
Public health advocates have welcomed the support of the South Dunedin community in opposing a liquor off-licence application in the area.