Without hearing aids, hearing impaired people living in poverty are unable to go to school or work.
Dunedin's Bags for Good project has extended its support to shoppers at Otago Farmers Market by providing a stand of "borrow and bring back'' bags.
More women than men in Dunedin have indicated they are willing to give their organs if they die.
Dunedin-based health provider and social agency Pacific Trust Otago has joined forces with local business people to launch a new social enterprise, Pacific Pods.
The Otago University Students' Association's president for next year has set his sights on making the association more political, inclusive and sustainable.
Sandwich bread sales in Dunedin could soon be toast.
An electronic ‘‘your speed’’ sign, reminding motorists and truckies arriving in Port Chalmers to reduce their speed, has become a permanent fixture thanks to Port Otago.
The bookbus is still in demand on the Otago Peninsula, despite borrowing numbers for Dunedin Public Libraries declining throughout the city.
Age Concern Otago is facing rapidly increasing demand for its Meals on Wheels delivery service, at a time when some long-term volunteers are stepping down.
Meet Dunedin’s newest police recruits. Three women —Janna Curson, Erin Doherty and Georgia Williams — recently graduated from the Royal New Zealand Police College in Porirua and were deployed to Dunedin.
A pack of motorcycle riders departed Dunedin on a ‘‘poker run’’ on Saturday to raise money for children dealing with heart defects.
Sitting poolside at St Clair Hot Salt Water Pool will be a more comfortable experience with the installation of six sturdy new wooden tables.
After 13 years on its central Dunedin site, Work and Income is on the move, making way for the new Dunedin Hospital.
The vital contribution of volunteers, partner organisations and funders was celebrated by Otago Neighbourhood Support last week.
The feathers of Dodo, the sleepy rowi kiwi, feel oily and a little bit rough.
Shoppers are divided over whether a Dunedin retailer should be selling Christmas items in September.
Only about half of Otago pet owners have thought about how they will care for their animals in a disaster, a survey shows.
A volunteer group "as fit as buck rats'' has been recognised for its work maintaining back-country walking tracks in Dunedin.
Police are yet to install tracking devices in their vehicles despite the technology being used by ambulance and fire services in Dunedin for several years.
Otago Peninsula road-users are being encouraged to "take a big, deep breath'' and look out for each other, as more cyclists, runners and walkers start to share the road.