Jimmy Barnes to play in Dunedin

Jimmy Barnes to play in Dunedin

Australian rocker Jimmy Barnes is coming to Dunedin later this year.

Animal activist arrested after Dunedin protest

Animal activist arrested after Dunedin protest

An activist who scaled a 20m-high silo to protest a Dunedin pig factory farm has been arrested by police.

Tip of quake iceberg released

Tip of quake iceberg released

A register of Dunedin's earthquake-prone buildings has been made public for the first time, but it is likely to represent only the tip of the iceberg, the Dunedin City Council says.

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Prediction of 'chaos'

Prediction of 'chaos'

There will be ''chaos'' on the streets of North Dunedin if proposed liquor laws are passed, the owner of three of Dunedin's biggest student bars says.

Snowboarder remembered as 'an awesome dude'

Snowboarder remembered as 'an awesome dude'

Dutch snowboarder Coen van Rosmalen (24), who died after being struck by a taxi in Wanaka at the weekend, had a strong effect on everyone he met in his short time in the resort, a friend said yesterday.

Falling prices loom over Fonterra results

Falling prices loom over Fonterra results

Falling global dairy prices will hit Fonterra's bottom line when it announces its financial results next week.

National pledge to slash benefits

National pledge to slash benefits

National has announced further steps to try to reduce benefit numbers by 25 per cent, including paying more people to move to other regions for jobs and bonus payments for those who stay in a job for a certain period of time.

'He was dead and they got him back'

'He was dead and they got him back'

A North Shore policeman who suffered a massive heart attack while driving a patrol car and smashed into a wall was resuscitated by colleagues who worked on him for almost 30 minutes before they got a response.

Hundreds flee California wildfires

Hundreds flee California wildfires

Crews were battling about a dozen major wildfires across California on Tuesday that have forced thousands of people to flee, damaged or destroyed more than 100 buildings, and charred thousands of acres of drought-stricken forest.

Sydney hospital evacuated after threat

Sydney hospital evacuated after threat

Threats to several Sydney hospitals that forced the evacuation of at least one are being investigated by police.

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