Dive Otago's involvement with the Otago Careers Festival will be a chance for people to discover how they can make the ocean their office.
A morning gave way to glorious sunshine as more than 370 people grasped the rare opportunity to walk along the Taieri Gorge railway line on Sunday.
New Zealand's largest second-hand book sale is back next weekend, when thousands of Dunedin people will snap up book bargains in The Star/Regent 24 Hour Book Sale.
The history of Dunedin and its people, as told through letters, is revealed this month in an exhibition hosted by Archives New Zealand Dunedin Regional Office, 556 George St.
Organisers of the annual Dunedin Midwinter Carnival are calling for people to volunteer as lantern workshop assistants, ahead of the workshops in June.
A strong concern for social justice has led musician Kristy Hanna to undertake a South Island tour on behalf of aid agency Tear Fund.
The St John National Youth Festival proved a fitting venue for Southern Region St John Youth members to demonstrate their skills recently.
A contingent of young Dunedin women recently travelled to Christchurch to make their voices heard regarding the plight of child soldiers in Uganda.
Amalgamated Builders Ltd is hoping one of its three entries in the country's premier building awards this year will bring it some recognition at a national level.
A Liberton man's desire to keep busy during his retirement has led to some constructive use of his time and a talking point for his neighbours.
The Dunedin Night Shelter is in urgent need of volunteers to provide shelter seven nights a week for men who find themselves without a roof over their heads.
Dunedin man Dee Tang with some of the smaller pieces on display at the Sew Hoy Gallery, as part of the "In The Dragon’s Footsteps" exhibition. An exhibition at the Sew Hoy Gallery will see hundreds of Chinese items from a private collection displayed for the first time. ‘‘In the Dragon's Footsteps'' was inspired by the success of the ‘‘Emperor's Dragons'' exhibition which ran at Otago Museum and features similar-styled pieces from private Chinese collector Dee Tang, of Dunedin.
Concerns over domestic violence, a lack of support for the vulnerable, salary imbalances, and work-life balance were discussed when 40 Dunedin women met Ministry of Women's Affairs chief executive Sheila Gleisner on Monday night.
In a week when businesses and organisations throughout the city are pushing for Dunedin City Council funding, advocates for South Dunedin have stepped up for a piece of the pie.
Now that the big decisions have been made on the Otago Stadium and the construction contract signed, a wave of support for the project has been seen.
A sizeable bequest has surprised and delighted Presbyterian Support Otago chief executive Gillian Bremner. Money given through a person's will is becoming a more important component of the funding mix for charity organisations.
The current economic downturn provides greater opportunities for generosity, community and voluntary sector organisations say.
Charity organisations need to diversify their funding sources in order to ride out the economic storm, fundraiser Lisa Wells says.
Minister for Social Development and Employment Paula Bennett has praised the initiative charity groups are showing.
A sense of satisfaction was palpable at the United Services Club on Anzac Day, as Dunedin RSA officials, distinguished guests, veterans, servicemen and women, families and supporters gathered to relax after a busy morning of commemoration.