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

Watch this video! 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 And staff are excited for work to begin, as the existing facilities become increasingly too small and outdated.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. Millions worldwide will see what Dunedin's made of

Dunedin harbours a talented pool of film and television professionals, and the city's reputation for producing world-class content is growing. At the centre of the local industry is NHNZ - formerly Natural History New Zealand. And its latest show is proof to millions worldwide that Dunedin residents are punching well above their weight. ›see story

Film icon. Dunedin hills bombarded by soldiers

New Zealand's a peaceful nation, but the Dunedin hills have been bombarded by soldiers. They were involved in the 12th annual Twin Peaks Battle Tab, organised by the reserve army force. And while competitors from throughout the country took part, they proved to be no match for local knowledge. ›see story

Film icon. Dunedin runner halfway through the Badwater Classic

Temperatures are up in the 30s, and Dunedin runner Glenn Sutton is approaching the halfway mark in the Badwater Classic in California. ›see story

Film icon. New manager of city property appointed

The Dunedin City Council has appointed a new manager of city property - to oversee its wide-ranging portfolio of buildings and land. ›see story

Page icon Local author short-listed for the New Zealand Post Book Awards

A Dunedin born and raised author has been short-listed for the New Zealand Post Book Awards. Charlotte Randall is a finalist in the fiction category with her novel The Bright Side of my Condition. She's one of four category finalists, and is in the running to win Book of the Year. Randall was schooled in Dunedin, but now lives in Wellington. ›read more

Page icon Two Dunedin labels chosen to showcase at New Zealand Fashion Week

Two of Dunedin's beloved fashion labels are set to represent the city at this year's New Zealand Fashion Week in Auckland. Nom*D and Company of Strangers are the only labels from south of Christchurch being showcased at the country's top fashion industry event. Nom*D has the coveted position of being the first label to show at this year's fashion week, starting on August the 25th. ›read more

Film icon. Maori Language Week kicks off in Dunedin

Watch this video! 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

Film icon. Green-fingered residents get into gardening

Despite Dunedin's nasty winter weather, green-fingered residents are being encouraged to get into the garden. A workshop to prompt plant enthusiasts into action was held at the Dunedin Botanic Garden at the weekend, in association with the Dunedin Rose Society. And it provided horticultural food for thought - at least in one aspect. ›see story

Film icon. Temporary court building receives funding for next stage

The Government has committed more than $3m to the next stage of development at the temporary Dunedin court building in High Street. ›see story

Film icon. More than football on Newcastle United's minds

Newcastle United will take the pitch at the Forsyth Barr Stadium tomorrow night, with more than football on players' minds. Two Newcastle supporters were among the hundreds killed on Malaysian flight MH17, on their way to Dunedin for the pre-season fixture. And the side's manager is eager to honour the supporters with a win, especially after forming a close relationship with one of them. ›see story

Film icon. Fortune Theatre celebrates milestone

A milestone in Dunedin's art scene was celebrated at the weekend. Actors, playwrights and show producers gathered for the Fortune Theatre's 40th anniversary. And it proved the curtain's not going to fall any time soon, with performance alive and well in the city. ›see story

Film icon. Protesters take to the streets

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in central Dunedin at the weekend, to raise awareness of the situation in Gaza. ›see story

Film icon. Taieri beatable despite 18-game winning streak

The biggest game in the club rugby season will take place on Saturday, with one side playing its fourth successive final. The Taieri Rugby Club and hundreds of Mosgiel fans will travel to Forsyth Barr Stadium, in the hope of a win over University. And although Taieri has had an 18-game winning streak, a rival captain believes the side is beatable. ›see story

Film icon. Dunedin sea level rise risks could cost the city millions

Watch this video! Millions will need to be spent on protecting South Dunedin from sea level rise, as a result of climate change. The most comprehensive information about the likely risks and costs associated with sea level rise in Dunedin has been compiled. Now councillors must consider what's likely to happen to the city in coming decades, and how much it will cost to mitigate adverse effects. ›see story

Film icon. By-election yields three new executive members

Three new executive members have been appointed to the Otago University Students' Association, following a by-election. ›see story

Film icon. Volunteer firefighters learn the ropes

Volunteer firefighters from throughout the region are being put through their paces this week, learning the ropes for a whole range of scenarios. They're training at the Dunedin Central Fire Station, where they've spent five days practising various drills. And although volunteer numbers are high across the country, the Fire Service continues to encounter certain problems. ›see story

Film icon. Annual jaffa race raised money for three charities

Thousands of jaffas took the quick journey down Baldwin Street, to mark the end of the Dunedin Cadbury Chocolate Carnival. For the first time in the event's history, three races took place, raising a significant amount of money for the three recipient charities. And this year all eyes were on the world's steepest street to see just what colour jaffas were hurtling downhill. ›see story

Page icon New Dunedin Fringe Festival director appointed

A new Dunedin Fringe Festival director has been appointed, to take over from founding director Paul Smith, who is stepping down. The new director is Josh Thomas, the current Dunedin manager of the New Zealand International Film Festival. He will take charge of the annual Fringe Festival, as well as Pecha Kucha Dunedin and the Amped Music Project. ›read more

Page icon New Zealand drops in global innovation ranking

New Zealand's global innovation ranking has slipped from 17th to 18th, while Australia's has risen. The rankings are part of the 2014 Global Innovation Index, compiled by Cornell University. Australia has jumped three places to 17th, taking New Zealand's last spot. ›read more