Humanities cuts closer at University

Humanities cuts closer at University

Compulsory redundancies may be required in the University of Otago division of humanities, an email from the division's pro-vice-chancellor reveals.

Constant tagging 'devastating' (+ video)

Constant tagging 'devastating' (+ video)

A frustrated business owner is tired of painting over graffiti in central Dunedin.

Painting rewards he who waits

Painting rewards he who waits

A Grahame Sydney painting delivered 19 years after it was commissioned is expected to reward its owner's patience by fetching more than $100,000 when it goes under the auctioneer's hammer next week.

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Quarry firm queries trial fairness

Quarry firm queries trial fairness

The company behind quarrying on Saddle Hill is questioning whether it has been given a fair trial by the Environment Court.

Watersports appeal likely

Watersports appeal likely

While supporters of the controversial Wanaka Watersports Facility are "thrilled'' at its resource consent approval, appeals seem likely.

Southern employers hiring

Southern employers hiring

The Otago-Southland job market is buoyant, although a survey out yesterday, suggesting more than three-quarters of New Zealanders are on the hunt for a new job, may be misleading.

Promise on amalgamation

Promise on amalgamation

Local Government Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has staked his job on consultation taking place before any changes that would require councils to amalgamate.

The identity crisis that led to Yahoo's demise

The identity crisis that led to Yahoo's demise

When senior Yahoo executives gathered at a San Jose hotel for a management retreat in the spring of 2006, there was no outward sign of a company in crisis.

Dairy farmers in loss mode till 2019 at least

Dairy farmers in loss mode till 2019 at least

New forecasts for the ailing dairy sector are claiming farmers may not reach the break-even payout point until 2019 - "at the earliest''.

Priest's killers linked to Islamic State

Priest's killers linked to Islamic State

Knife-wielding attackers interrupted a church service in France, forced the priest to his knees and slit his throat, an attack that President Francois Hollande said showed the threat from Islamist militancy was greater than ever.

Family want justice over baby death

Family want justice over baby death

The grieving family of a newborn Sydney baby who died after mistakenly being given nitrous oxide say they want justice.

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