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Local brewery in serious financial trouble

Latest news from Channel 9 - Tue, 09/12/2014 - 6:47pm
A local brewery is in serious financial trouble, and may be sold to repay debt. Green Man Brewery was founded in Dunedin eight years ago, as the country's first certified organic craft beer brewery. It now owes creditors $330,000. There are just over 50 known creditors.
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Suburb celebrates almost a century of golf

Latest news from Channel 9 - Tue, 09/12/2014 - 6:42pm
Almost a century of golf has been celebrated in the suburb of Belleknowes. Its nine-hole golf course and associated club was established in 1923. And it remains a favourite of many local golfers, including some who've walked the greens for decades.
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The Month That Was March 2014

Latest news from Channel 9 - Tue, 09/12/2014 - 6:40pm
It's time now to take a look at what made the news in March. It was a big month for music and the arts. And the seeds were planted for some of the year's biggest stories.
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Smoke free venues one decade on

Latest news from Channel 9 - Tue, 09/12/2014 - 6:36pm
It's been a decade since Dunedin bars, clubs and other hospitality venues became smokefree through new legislation. And local anti-smoking campaigners have gathered to celebrate the milestone. But some say the country's smokefree laws need to go even further.
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Nightly interview: Grant Hardy

Latest news from Channel 9 - Mon, 08/12/2014 - 6:54pm
Dunedin residents won't be left alone this Christmas, with the continuation of the community dinner. The long-time hosts retired last year, but the event has been picked up by the Acts of Kindness Charitable Trust.
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Research students dock in Dunedin

Latest news from Channel 9 - Mon, 08/12/2014 - 5:59pm
Twenty three research students have docked in Dunedin to continue their examination of New Zealand's marine environment. It's the first time the ship they're on has visited New Zealand. And the public got the chance to tour the vessel and learn more about the research that it has facilitated thus far.
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Families in need receive special Christmas delivery

Latest news from Channel 9 - Mon, 08/12/2014 - 5:53pm
Hundreds of toys are about to be distributed to Dunedin families in need this Christmas.
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Local student association withdraws from national union

Latest news from Channel 9 - Mon, 08/12/2014 - 5:50pm
The Otago University Students' Association is formally withdrawing from the national student union. It's been a founding member for almost 100 years - since the union was established in 1929. And as the local group prepares to move on, questions are being asked about the future of the country's student representation.
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Dunedin brothers face charges in the assault of police officers

Latest news from Channel 9 - Mon, 08/12/2014 - 5:46pm
Two Dunedin brothers face legal action over the assault of police officers, and witnesses to the incident are being sought. The brothers, aged 22 and 23, were allegedly fighting in the Octagon about 4am yesterday. Police got involved and were reportedly attacked in the process. A male officer was punched in the head, and a female officer knocked to the ground and repeatedly punched.
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Top New Zealand cyclists win Dunedin mountain biking event

Latest news from Channel 9 - Mon, 08/12/2014 - 5:43pm
Mud, sweat and mountain biking were all part of the third annual Enduro race held in Dunedin at the weekend. Top New Zealand cyclists Anton Cooper and Rosara Joseph were the two big winners from the event. But their victories aren't the only things being celebrated.
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DCC maintains strong financial ratings

Latest news from Channel 9 - Mon, 08/12/2014 - 5:40pm
The Dunedin City Council has maintained its strong financial ratings by Standard and Poor's. The firm has just announced the council's long term rating remains AA. That means the council has a very strong capacity to meet its financial commitments. The council's short term issuer credit rating is A 1+. That's the highest rating the council can achieve.
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Christmas makes an early visit to Dunedin

Latest news from Channel 9 - Mon, 08/12/2014 - 5:37pm
Father Christmas has made an early visit to Dunedin. He was a key component of the 17th annual Dunedin Santa Parade, which drew thousands to the central city. And despite the chilly weather, it proved to be a festive affair for Christmas lovers young and old.
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Nightly interview: Bob King

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 05/12/2014 - 6:30pm
A new research scholarship has just been launched and awarded in Dunedin. It's been established by Emerson's Brewery, and it's all about beer.
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Two Dunedin women win AMP scholarships

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 05/12/2014 - 5:53pm
Two Dunedin women have won AMP scholarships to continue on their chosen career paths. Fashion design student Jessie Wong and forensic science PhD student Jenny McDowell have each won $10,000. They're among scholarship recipients from throughout the country. Wong plans to use the money to establish a fashion brand.
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New grass planted at Forsyth Barr Stadium

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 05/12/2014 - 5:49pm
The first major re-sewing of the turf at Forsyth Barr Stadium has been completed. New grass has been planted and it's already starting to grow. That's a win for stadium staff, as they prepare for a number of major events next year.
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Local students selected to show collections during iD Dunedin Fashion week

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 05/12/2014 - 5:46pm
Six local students have been selected to show their graduate collections in the up-coming iD Dunedin Fashion Show.
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SDHB staff to receive dedicated smartphone app

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 05/12/2014 - 5:43pm
Southern District Health Board staff are getting a dedicated smartphone application. It's being financed as a result of an innovation challenge for local health professionals, sponsored by an international bank and a local polytechnic. It's hoped the new technology will help staff tackle a major problem in the medical field.
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Residents celebrate International Volunteer Day

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 05/12/2014 - 5:39pm
The volunteer spirit appears to be alive and well in Dunedin. Charitable locals have delivered meals on wheels to the city's elderly, to celebrate International Volunteer Day. And they hope their actions will inspire others to dedicate some of their own time to help out.
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Building activity reaches new high

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 05/12/2014 - 5:35pm
The quarterly value of building activity has reached a new high. It broke through the $4 mark for the first time, during the September quarter. Most of the work was for residential properties. Overall building activity is up 1.5%. It's the tenth consecutive quarter that construction has increased.
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Nightly interview: Baz Macdonald

Latest news from Channel 9 - Thu, 04/12/2014 - 6:28pm
A local youth theatre company is preparing its final show of the year. The play, titled ''Grimey Times'' has been written by a local playwright and will soon premiere in Dunedin. Baz Macdonald is involved, and he's here to talk about it.
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