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Page icon Elderly man seriously injured in vehicle incident

Police are seeking witnesses to a vehicle incident in Mosgiel, in which an elderly man was seriously injured. The 91 year old pedestrian was hit by a Toyota Corolla, being driven by a 77 year old along Wickliffe Street. The incident occurred about 4.30pm on Thursday last week. The victim is still in Dunedin Hospital, having spent several days in intensive care. ›read more

Film icon. Sports coach and journalist honoured

Long-time sports coach and journalist Alistair McMurran has been honoured with a special presentation at the North East Valley Bowling Club. ›see story

Film icon. Presbyterian Support Otago calls on the government to combat rising poverty

Presbyterian Support Otago is calling for an increase in government welfare and wages to combat rising poverty. The call comes after the organisation's annual general meeting, where skyrocketing demand for services was noted. And now staff are looking at how they can deal with the increasing demand. ›see story

Film icon. Gift-filled shoeboxes set sail for Samoa

Needy children in Samoa are set to have a merry Christmas thanks to the efforts of generous locals. Hundreds of gift-filled shoeboxes are being sent to the island nation in coming days. And while a shoebox may be small, those behind the initiative say one is enough to change a life. ›see story

Film icon. Emergency lifebuoys repeatedly stolen

The recurring theft of emergency life-saving equipment is concerning city council staff as well as police. ›see story

Film icon. Carisbrook School's high-tech youth studio the first of its kind

A $50,000 state-of-the-art computing facility has opened at Carisbrook School. The high-tech youth studio is the first of its kind in the South Island. It's already being used by pupils, and it's hoped it will provide a unique opportunity for dozens of children. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Niall Shepherd

The Dunedin Returned and Services Association Welfare Trust has a new welfare officer. Niall Shepherd has taken up the role, and he's here to tell us all about it. ›see story

Film icon. Otago Polytechnic student gives back to the community

An Otago Polytechnic student is giving back to the community by raising money for the Dunedin Community Learning Centre. ›see story

Film icon. Dunedin Creative Fibre Group experimented changing the colour of wool

Members of a local group dedicated to pursuing their passion for handicraft met over the weekend to learn a new skill. The Dunedin Creative Fibre Group experimented with techniques aimed at changing the colour of wool. And they hope to encourage others in Dunedin to indulge their creativity. ›see story

Film icon. Well preserved Maori fishing waka an exciting find

Papanui Inlet has offered up one of its secrets, in the form of a well preserved Maori fishing waka. A chance discovery by a group of locals has seen the waka removed from the inlet, for further safe keeping. It's an exciting find for Otakou rununga, who're looking forward to learning more about the historic vessel, to discover more about themselves. ›see story

Film icon. Job cuts confirmed at Donaghys rope factory

Significant job losses at the Donaghys rope factory in South Dunedin have been confirmed. ›see story

Page icon Ravensbourne house ransacked

A Ravensbourne house has been ransacked in a burglary. The home was entered during work hours yesterday, when a glass front door was smashed. A 42 inch flatscreen television was taken, and the home rummaged through. Police are also investigating the theft of property from a car parked in Knox Street. ›read more

Film icon. North East Valley gets electricity infrastructure upgrade

An upgrade of electricity infrastructure is being undertaken in North East Valley. ›see story

Film icon. Green Island supermarket one step closer to establishment

The establishment of a new supermarket in Green Island is one step closer, thanks to the Dunedin City Council. ›see story

Film icon. DCC between a rock and a hard place

Two rocks continue to divide the Warrington community, as well as the Dunedin City Council. The rocks block vehicle access to Blueskin Bay, at the top of an unformed legal road. And they'll remain in place for now, but will be the subject of countless hours of debate to come. ›see story

Film icon. Aramoana wharf restoration gets a vote of support

It's good news for the Aramoana League, which has long fought for the restoration of the Aramoana wharf. The Dunedin City Council's community and environment committee has voted to support the project. That means the council will likely spend several thousand dollars on wharf assessments, and take over its future maintenance. ›see story

Film icon. Campaign to raise awareness of disabled artists launched in Dunedin

A national campaign to raise awareness of disabled artists is being launched in Dunedin. It's called 'I'm an artist', and a Dunedin painter is one of five people featured. And the stigma surrounding disabilities is being tackled head-on by those behind the campaign. ›see story

Film icon. Dunedin residents march against rape culture

Almost 200 Dunedin residents have marched through the city's streets to raise awareness of rape culture. It's a local problem, according to Rape Crisis Dunedin staff who held their annual public awareness-raising event on Saturday. And the Freely and Willingly march proved timely, given recent controversy in the city. ›see story