Friday 20th March, 2020

A nationwide company has begun cleaning playgrounds across the country for free.

It's their attempt to tackle the rapid spread of the covid 19 corona virus.


Friday 20th March, 2020

A Dunedin clinical psychologist admits the global Covid-19 pandemic is causing panic around the world.

However, Dr Kumari Valentine says while it's important to accept your feelings, there is no need to panic, and many things you can do to stay calm.


Thursday 19th March, 2020

A Kaikorai Valley College old boy has donated a prize-winning wooden sculpture to his old school.

However the sculpture's maker says he almost threw it in the fire shortly before completion.


Thursday 19th March, 2020

A Dunedin hairdresser has made the difficult decision to close its doors for two weeks, in hopes of preventing the spread of Covid-19.

Aurum Hairstylists and Barbers co-owners Ria and Sonna Reihana decided after a team meeting on Wednesday morning, they would close their salon until April 1st.


Wednesday 18th March, 2020

Dunedin Fringe Festival has been cancelled following the arrival of the Covid-19 outbreak in Dunedin.

But one act intends to keep on rehearsing and make a recording of show for posterity.


Wednesday 18th March, 2020

A sprawling beach house at Ocean View, south of Dunedin, has been a long time coming but worth the wait.

The owners spent three years living in the garage after the house originally on site was knocked down to make way for the new build.


Wednesday 18th March, 2020

Dunedin resident are being encouraged to have their say on kerbside collection.

Mayor Aaron Hawkins says the current black plastic bags will have to go for safety reasons, being replaced with a second wheelie bin.


Tuesday 17th March, 2020

Three roommates boarding at John McGlashan College are trying their hand at a start up business.

The youngsters are selling Highlanders flags they collected after a recent home game.


Tuesday 17th March, 2020

University of Otago students have begun using the new music and performing arts centre in Dunedin.

The centre includes a two-storey recording studio, and rehearsal spaces, but not everything's quite finished.


Tuesday 17th March, 2020

The Otago Polytechnic has held its last graduation, before it joins a national educational institute.

The ceremony saw the polytech's chief executive Phil Ker awarded an honorary doctorate in recognition of his service to the school.