Friday, November 17, 2017

Relics from Christmas past are being showcased at the Dunedin Public Library's Reed gallery Heritage Christmas exhibition.

Staff at the library have been digging into the archives, searching for old-fashioned highlights of the festive season.


Friday, November 17, 2017

Organisers of this Sunday's charity car cruise in Dunedin say they're hoping to give more than $5000 to the Otago Communuity Hospice.

The annual fundraising car cruise has raised more than $24,000 dollars in its seven-year history.


Friday, November 17, 2017

Rabbit numbers have reached plague proportions at Moeraki.

Residents who can't shoot the pests in urban areas are looking forward to the release of a new rabbit killing virus.


Friday, November 17, 2017

This week has been Psychology Week, with lectures and events held across the country.


Friday, November 17, 2017

Throughout the nation teams of cycle safety instructors visit primary schools to educate youngsters in safe cycling.

This week it was south Dunedin's Bathgate Park School who the city council's cycle safety team visited, where they found varying skill levels...


Thursday, November 16, 2017

Alternative Country is a term for modern-day musicians whose musical style is inspired by the likes of Johnny Cash.

The South Today caught up with one such artist who started off in Dunedin but is now carving out a musical career in Australia.


Thursday, November 16, 2017

A delegation from Shanghai which includes the city's Vice Mayor are visiting Dunedin this week.

The delegation started their time in the city with a Mihi at Otago Polytechnic.


Thursday, November 16, 2017

Year 11 pupils at Taieri College have made the finals of an international silent film competition, and are up for the $2000 first prize.
Their three-minute film 'The Chase' is their take on the genre inspired by the work of silent film star Buster Keaton.


Wednesday, November 15, 2017

A disabled Dunedin woman has complained to the Human Rights Commission that the Otago Regional Council has discriminated against her.

Desiree Anton claims the way the council introduced new bus
routes contravenes the Human Rights Act.


Wednesday, November 15, 2017

A Dunedin musician who sang at both of the Tally Ho events has been facing a huge challenge.
He's studying music at the University of Otago, but went to part time study this year, and admits he'll need help to pursue further study.


Wednesday, November 15, 2017

A Dunedin franchise department store began decking the halls today with the launch of its 'wishing tree.'

People are being asked leave presents at the base of the tree, as organisers hope to pass on more than 4000 presents to needy families.


Wednesday, November 15, 2017

A 17 year old school girl boarding in Dunedin has dreams of becoming a motorcycle mechanic.


Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Cromwell's annual endurance motor race was held over the weekend.

The South Today joined the crowds to watch some very pricey vehicles speed around the track.


Tuesday, November 14, 2017

An eight your old Dunedin boy who was diagnosed with type one diabetes earlier this year, hosted an awareness day at his school.

Young Akira Cotton hopes to educate people about the difference between type one, and type two diabetes.


Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Dunedin people seem confident a proposed waterfront hotel and conference centre will go ahead.

The vote of confidence comes despite the fact previous plans for large scale redevelopment in the area have
failed to materialise.