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It's taken 15 years to get there, but work on the final section of the shared path between Dunedin and Port Chalmers is set to begin.

The occasion was marked with a tree planting in Sawyers Bay on Tuesday.


Wednesday, December 18, 2019

It's taken 15 years to get there, but work on the final section of the shared path between Dunedin and Port Chalmers is set to begin.

The occasion was marked with a tree planting in Sawyers Bay on Tuesday.


Wednesday, December 18, 2019

A much maligned group of workers hope to improve their social standing with a tinsel covered gift.

The world over parking officers wear the thick end of people's frustrations, but regardless Dunedin officers have a special gift for the city's motorists this Christmas.


Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Thousands of tourists are expected to pack into Dunedin during the next two weeks with the arrival of 14 cruises before New Year’s Day.

An American couple on their 69th cruise were part of the throng this visiting the city earlier this week.


Tuesday, December 17, 2019

It was supposed to be just a lazy Sunday smacking a white ball around a large course for Tania Stevens.

But the Taieri-based golfer ended up having an outstanding round.


Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Tributes flowed for a leading New Zealand Geneologist on Monday.

Eleanor Leckie has spent over 40 years working in the archives at the Toitu Settlers Museum.


Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Since its formation in 2012 Bathgate Park School in South Dunedin has been lead by principal Whetu Cormick.

On Tuesday, there were emotional scenes as pupils and the school community said good-bye to outgoing principal who resigned earlier this year.


Monday, December 16, 2019

Open-water swimming is all about adapting according to John Caughlin, who has experience of needing to adapt to significant change..

It is an approach which helped the 50-year-old Californian swim around Dunedin's White Island on Saturday.


Friday, December 13, 2019

One of Dunedin's oldest residents celebrated her 105th birthday this week.

Dawn Ibbotson was born in Gore in 1914 and marked her birthday with a family reunion, which saw about 20 people coming from around New Zealand.


Friday, December 13, 2019

Despite training for completely different occupations — as massage therapist, builder and nurse — tertiary studies have been a family affair for three Wingatui sisters.

The family story taking an unusual twist when all three sisters, graduate from Otago Polytechnic on Friday.


Thursday, December 12, 2019

The international fame of Dunedin's albatross colony is set to soar, with a new video camera streaming live pictures 24-hours-a-day.

Cornell University in the USA is upgrading a camera at Taiaroa Head with night vision, plus the ability to pivot and zoom via remote control.


Thursday, December 12, 2019

An American basketball trainer who works with some of sport's great players is in Dunedin hosting a clinic.

Drew Hanlen may not be a household name to some, but for others he's basketball royalty as he trains players including Bradley Beal, and Joel Embiid.


Thursday, December 12, 2019

A plaque to honour ocean-going rower Fedor Konyukhov was unveiled in Dunedin earlier this week.

The plaque marks one year since the 67-year-old explorer set out to row more than 10,000 kilometres from the Port Chalmers Yacht Club to Cape Horn in South America.


Thursday, December 12, 2019

Protest group Environmental Justice Otepoti held a spirited rally against the berthing of phosphate carrying vessel, Federal Crimson.

Protesters took to the water as the ship approached Ravensborne wharf to unload it's disputed cargo.


Wednesday, December 11, 2019

A Dunedin musician, event coordinator and teacher was surprised to receive a citation from the Dunedin Public Library on Wednesday.

The award is part of the annual morning tea for volunteers and library staff, and recognises an individual who's gone the extra mile.