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Page icon $64,000 raised at charity dinner

A charity dinner event in Dunedin last night raised $64,000 for Ronald McDonald House South Island. The Supper Club event saw about 200 Dunedin residents dining at 24 different locations in the city. They sampled food by some of the country's best chefs, at some unusual venues including a luxury boat and two train carriages. ›read more

Film icon. Scarves not just a winter warmer today

Despite the warm weather, a large number of Dunedin residents were wearing scarves today. But they weren't just any scarves, and they weren't only keeping necks warm. ›see story

Film icon. Plans unveiled to beautify the West Harbour cycle-pathway

About $200,000 will be spent over the next three years beautifying the West Harbour cycle-pathway. The Dunedin Rotary Club will undertake the work with the help of several other Dunedin community groups. And at the unveiling of plans this morning, the connection between two families was discovered - explaining how the track was named. ›see story

Film icon. Otago University students and staff fund-raise to repair vandalised grave

Dunedin residents are banding together to see a renowned local surveyor's grave repaired. Fundraising from students and staff of the University of Otago has generated enough money to repair Charles Kettle's vandalised grave. And those involved say their efforts are a good way to commemorate someone integral to the city's formation. ›see story

Film icon. Fashion community comes to the aid of a local family

Dunedin's fashion community has come together to help a local family through the hardest of times. Business owners, designers and retailers recently offered up their time and service as well as thousands of dollars worth of product to the cause. And the fashionable fundraising initiative also led to a wardrobe update for hundreds of other residents. ›see story

Film icon. Preferred route for harbourside area cycleway chosen

The Dunedin City Council has chosen its preferred route for a cycleway through the harbourside area. ›see story

Film icon. Spike in burglaries and thefts expected for August

Dunedin police are preparing for an expected spike in the number of domestic burglaries and incidents of theft from cars. It happens around August each year, and while officers don't know what prompts the trend, they know who's most at risk. And it seems to be residents within a particular area of the city. ›see story

Film icon. Dunedin's oldest bowling club forced to close its doors

Members of Dunedin's oldest bowling club are disappointed they've been told to close its doors. Caledonian Bowling Club members were informed last week that the club will have to shut down at the end of October. And while the building will almost certainly go, members say the club will not. ›see story

Page icon Otago Community Trust allocates funds for South Dunedin youth

South Dunedin children are benefiting from the latest round of funding from the Otago Community Trust. The trust has allocated $10,000 to the Straight Up Trust, which funds five part-time youth workers in South Dunedin schools. It also organises Rock Solid youth clubs in the suburb each evening, and leadership courses for youth in need. ›read more

Film icon. Deicision to close off South Dunedin street unpopular

Pressure is mounting on the Dunedin City Council to reverse its recent decision to close off part of a South Dunedin street. ›see story

Film icon. Highlanders hand deliver special beanies

Babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Dunedin Hospital got a warm surprise this afternoon. They were each hand delivered a special beanie by two Highlanders and the ladies who knitted them. And while knitting can prove a challenge for many, the women had to overcome an even harder obstacle. ›see story

Film icon. Ramadan comes to an end

Today marks the end of Ramadan in New Zealand, a celebration for all Muslims after a month of fasting. And those living in Dunedin were keen to share their joy in public. ›see story

Film icon. Options explored to save historic facility

Staff and users of Dunedin's physiotherapy pool are exploring options to save the historic facility. The Southern District Health Board plans to close the pool in December because it's too expensive to run and needs an upgrade. But dozens are eager to find a solution, as it means more to the city than many may think. ›see story

Film icon. Physiotherapy pool on thin ice

There's uncertainty about the future of Dunedin's historic physiotherapy pool, which is proving costly to run and is in need of an upgrade. ›see story

Film icon. DCC produces new draft of its grants policy

The Dunedin City Council is re-thinking the way it applies grants to community groups and organisations. It's produced a new draft of its grants policy, following a review. And now councillors want to hear what residents think of the changes. ›see story

Film icon. Otago Girls' High School music department to undergo redevelpoment

The music department at Otago Girls' High School is about to undergo a $2m transformation. The upgrade is scheduled to take place between December and July. And staff are excited for work to begin, as the existing facilities become increasingly too small and outdated. ›see story

Film icon. DCC seeking feedback on a communal housing development proposal

The Dunedin City Council is seeking public feedback on a proposal to transform the former High Street School into a communal housing development. ›see story

Film icon. Maori Language Week kicks off in Dunedin

Today is the beginning of Maori Language Week - the annual celebration of Te Reo throughout New Zealand. Here in Dunedin a range of activities and associated events are being held, including a programme run by the Southern District Health Board. And its staff are more than happy to korero in their dealings with the public. ›see story