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Film icon. St Clair sea wall maintenance plan will see it through the next decade

The sea wall at St Clair is expected to cost the city council $850,000 to maintain. That money should cover costs for the next decade. Councillors support the maintenance plan, although they've raised questions about who's responsible for last year's sea wall collapse. ›see story

Film icon. Conference targets you substance issues

Local teachers have a new perspective on youth drug and alcohol abuse. Substance problems are the subject of a conference that aims to bring together community members to tackle associated issues. And it's hoped that will lead to solutions for the city's teenagers who otherwise face life-long ramifications. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: George Friedlander

A charitable foundation has been established to build up funds for the Olveston Historic Home. George Friedlander is chairman of the Theomin Gallery Management Committee that runs Olveston, and is on the foundation's advisory board. ›see story

Page icon Record turn-out for Dunedin charities

Thousands of dollars has been raised for charity during two events in Dunedin at the weekend. $75,000 was generated for the United Way charity at a house auction. It was the eighth annual Charity House Auction, where three homes made by Otago Polytechnic carpentry students were sold. And a car cruise around the city has raised about $4,000 for the Otago Community Hospice. ›read more

Film icon. St Kilda fire station transformation almost complete

The St Kilda fire station redevelopment is almost complete. The station is being transformed to ensure it's fit for purpose, but the project hasn't been all smooth sailing. ›see story

Film icon. West Harbour schools prepare for annual art week parade

Port Chalmers is a flurry of activity, as West Harbour schools prepare for their annual art week parade. Children of all ages are set to bring to life this year's theme "Guardians of Otago Harbour". And they're getting help from an artist in residence. ›see story

Page icon Public photography exhibition helps expose images

A public photography exhibition is helping to expose images otherwise unseen. The 91 pictures on display were taken by members of the Dunedin Camera Club. It's the first exhibition held by the club at the Dunedin Community Gallery. A variety of subject matter features, from landscapes to portraits. ›read more

Film icon. Christmas appeal launched to gather presents

A Christmas appeal has been launched to gather presents for Dunedin families struggling to make ends meet. It's an annual initiative that sees thousands of donated gifts distributed by the Salvation Army. And there's every hope that a new record will be set this Christmas. ›see story

Page icon Information sought in relation to fatal crash

Police are still seeking information about a fatal crash in Mosgiel last month. A 92 year old war veteran died in hospital after being hit by a car while he walked across Wickliffe Street in Mosgiel. The incident happened on October the 16th at about 4.30pm. Police have almost finished their inquiries into the crash, but are still hoping to hear from a cyclist who may have witnessed it. ›read more

Film icon. Otago and Southland residents attempt to write a novel in a month

Writing a 50,000 word novel in a month is a tall order. But that's what almost 100 Otago and Southland residents are attempting at the moment. They're part of a global community of thousands, all with the same goal. ›see story

Film icon. Brighton Surf Life Saving Club wins inflatable rescue boat

A strong surge of online support has won the Brighton Surf Life Saving Club a new $25,000 inflatable rescue boat. ›see story

Film icon. Foodshare Dunedin openes new headquarters

Foodshare Dunedin has officially opened its new headquarters. It's a significant step up from where the operation began in 2012[twenty-twelve], in the boot of a car. But staff say the new venue is crucial in helping them meet the skyrocketing demand for food. ›see story

Film icon. Massive picnic party celebrates special anniversary for local kindergartens

New Zealand's first kindergarten opened in Dunedin 125 years ago. And the local kindergarten association has been celebrating the anniversary all year. Now it's the children's turn to have some fun, with a massive picnic party. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Ken Schumacher

An annual event which raises thousands of dollars for the local hospice is about to take place around Dunedin. It's the Otago Community Hospice Charity Cruise, and Ken Schumacher is here to tell us all about it. ›see story

Film icon. Traffic flow restricted as the Caversham Highway upgrade progresses

Dunedin motorists have been dealing with restricted traffic flow on the Southern Motorway, as the Caversham Highway upgrade progresses. ›see story

Film icon. New diversity strategy gains mayoral support

Dunedin's second annual pride festival has drawn to a close, but not without a bit of a shindig. Hundreds of people from all walks of life gathered in the Octagon to celebrate and learn more about the local queer community. And it wasn't all fun and frivolity - a new diversity strategy was also released, quickly gaining mayoral support. ›see story

Film icon. Speed humps to be installed to increase safety at the Dunedin Botanic Garden

Permanent speed humps are about to be installed in Lovelock Avenue, to increase safety for visitors and staff at the Dunedin Botanic Garden. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Chris Watkins

Christmas is fast approaching, and so is the associated debt some people find themselves in following the festive season. Chris Watkins from the Salvation Army is spearheading a campaign for Dunedin families to save themselves from financial stress, and he joins us to talk about it. ›see story