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Film icon. Nightly interview: Anna Hoek-Sims

Two Dunedin students have just returned from Japan, where they represented New Zealand at an international youth leaders programme. Anna Hoek-Sims is one of them, and she's here to tell us all about it. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Helen Lowther

A Dunedin teacher is one of just six in the country to recently receive a service to sport award through the New Zealand Secondary Schools Sports Council. The accolade was given to Helen Lowther, of Queen's High School, and she joins us to talk about her work. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Debbie Downs

A change of leadership is steering the Otago University Students' Association in a new direction. Debbie Downs has just taken over as the association's chief executive, following the departure of Darel Hall. And she joins us to discuss her plans in the role. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Nigel Dickson

Local researchers are learning more about the extent of fertility problems as men and women age. Those involved with the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study have released their latest findings. Associate Professor Nigel Dickson is one of them, and he joins us to explain what it means. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Molly Devine

The Dunedin Sound is being remixed for local audiences by an array of familiar musicians. They're putting a new twist on some well-known numbers for a special concert. Local singer Molly Devine is one of the University of Otago students involved, and she's here to tell us about it. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Emily Wheeldon

A local businesswoman is at the centre of several new strategies and partnerships making a big impact nationwide. Emily Wheeldon is the managing director of Human Connections Group, and she's here to tell us about some of the projects she's involved in. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Dr Trent Smith

The way people choose food may be the key to tackling obesity. That's the message from a University of Otago economist, who's got some recommendations for the government. He's Dr Trent Smith, and he joins us to explain. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Peter Dick

More than 500 Dunedin children are being given free sunglasses through a national sun safety initiative. Local optometrist Peter Dick is involved, and he joins us to explain what it's about. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Michael Woodhouse

It's been a year since the government introduced Driver Licence Stop Orders, which allow police to confiscate licences for overdue fines. In Dunedin that's seen almost half a million dollars in fines paid by drivers keen to keep their licences. Police minister Michael Woodhouse joins us to talk about the initiative. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Jo Pollard

There's a need for more Dunedin residents to foster dogs rescued from the pound. It's something that Dog Rescue Dunedin staff are working towards, and founder Jo Pollard joins us to explain why. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Kim Romeril

Dunedin's neighbourhood support network is growing
throughout the city, with more associated groups popping up. Kim Romeril is the Otago area co-ordinator, and she joins us to talk about the organisation's work. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Annika Korsten

The Dunedin Community Food Harvest Group is gearing up for another round of fruit picking, baking and preserving. The group's looking for people throughout the community to be involved, and Annika Korsten joins us to explain. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Fernanda da Silva Tatley

A new society has been established to help members of Dunedin's creative community sell their wares. Dunedin Designed Inc includes artists, jewellers, fashion designers and other local artisans. Chairwoman Fernanda da Silva Tatley joins us to explain what it's all about. ›see story