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Urgent doctors facility may have a change of address

Latest news from Channel 9 - Wed, 10/09/2014 - 6:00pm
The Dunedin Urgent Doctors and Accident Centre is likely to be moved from its current location in Hanover Street.
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Parents of Dunedin's top athletes share discuss good sideline behaviour

Latest news from Channel 9 - Wed, 10/09/2014 - 5:58pm
How to be a good sporting parent is the question being asked of the mums and dads of some of Dunedin's top athletes. They took centre stage last night, sharing their personal experiences of bringing up a sports champion. And there were a few stand-out suggestions for audience members to take home.
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Pupils showcase wearable sea creations

Latest news from Channel 9 - Wed, 10/09/2014 - 5:55pm
Underwater sea creatures have been the centre of attention at George Street Normal School.
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Tourism industry's most influential people visit Dunedin

Latest news from Channel 9 - Wed, 10/09/2014 - 5:53pm
Dunedin's attractions are being scrutinised by some of the tourism industry's most influential people. More than 100 delegates are in town for the i-SITE New Zealand annual conference. And while they're taking in the city's sights, they're also discussing the latest tourism challenges.
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West Harbour community to benefit from artist in residence programme.

Latest news from Channel 9 - Wed, 10/09/2014 - 5:51pm
The children of Dunedin's West Harbour community are set to benefit from a revitalised artist in residence programme. It is being organised by the West Harbour Arts Charitable Trust. And almost 100 artists from far and wide have honed their talents to support the initiative.
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Your word on the DCC losing senior staff

Latest news from Channel 9 - Wed, 10/09/2014 - 5:48pm
The alleged Citifleet fraud has prompted several high profile resignations at the Dunedin City Council. Senior staff members Maree Clarke, Tony Avery and Kevin Thompson have resigned after a combined 42 years. So with that in mind, the 39 Dunedin News word on the street team asked members of the public if they're concerned about the loss.
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Redevelopment bringing Otago Polytechnic into the 21st century

Latest news from Channel 9 - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 7:56pm
The next stage of a $12m redevelopment at Otago Polytechnic has begun. Contractors are now on site as major construction on two buildings ramps up. And staff believe the work will bring the institute into the 21st century.
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DCC funds internship programme to boost employment

Latest news from Channel 9 - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 7:52pm
The Dunedin City Council is putting its money where its mouth is, funding an internship programme to boost employment in the city. The council has identified employment and a strong economy as top priorities. So councillors are hoping the project pays off, for the benefit of the wider community.
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Pupils come up with creative ways to recycle and re-use everyday items

Latest news from Channel 9 - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 7:49pm
Aspiring young fashion designers at Dunedin North Intermediate sent their designs down the catwalk this afternoon. The pupils had three days to come up with creative ways to recycle and re-use items as wearable art. And as the results show, they've let their imaginations run wild.
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Nightly interview: Colin Nicholls

Latest news from Channel 9 - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 7:46pm
In the lead-up to the election, 39 Dunedin News has invited all local candidates to come into the studio for an interview. Tonight Colin Nicholls, of the Act Party, joins us to talk about why he's running for the Dunedin South electorate.
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Logan Park Drive poplars to be removed

Latest news from Channel 9 - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 7:43pm
A dozen poplar trees along Logan Park Drive are to be removed by the Dunedin City Council.
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Proposed St John store in South Dunedin draws opposition

Latest news from Channel 9 - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 7:40pm
A plan to establish a St John store and community support office in South Dunedin is drawing opposition.
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St Clair Esplanade yarn bombed

Latest news from Channel 9 - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 7:37pm
Dunedin residents visiting the St Clair Esplanade got a colourful surprise this morning. The entire waterfront had been decorated with handmade crafts. It's called yarn bombing. And the people behind it have an important message to spread.
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Police have lead in Logan Park High School arson

Latest news from Channel 9 - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 6:40pm
Dunedin police say they have a strong lead in the case of suspected arson at Logan Park High School. Fire crews were called to the school about 9am yesterday, after a toilet roll dispenser was set alight inside a girls' toilet. The fire spread up a wall and caused significant damage, expected to cost thousands.
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Slight increase in retail spending

Latest news from Channel 9 - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 6:33pm
Last month saw a slight increase in retail spending, with electronic card transactions up 0.5%. There were 119 million transactions, worth $6b. The hospitality and consumables industries were the main drivers of August's retail increase. Hospitality was up $9.8m - 1.3%. And consumables was up by almost the same amount, while fuel was down 0.4% or $2.7m.
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Nightly interview: Jonathan Daley

Latest news from Channel 9 - Mon, 08/09/2014 - 7:06pm
In the lead-up to the election, 39 Dunedin News has invited all local candidates to come into the studio for an interview. Tonight Jonathan Daley, of the Conservative Party, joins us to talk about why he's running for the Dunedin North electorate.
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Six people taken to hospital after a fire at a Dunedin school

Latest news from Channel 9 - Mon, 08/09/2014 - 6:29pm
A suspicious fire at a Dunedin school is being investigated by police. Central Dunedin and Willowbank firefighters were called to Logan Park High School this morning, about 9am. It appears the blaze broke out at the school because someone lit a paper dispenser on fire within a toilet block.
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Volume of manufacturing sales drops

Latest news from Channel 9 - Mon, 08/09/2014 - 6:26pm
The volume of manufacturing sales has dropped, with mixed results across industries in the last quarter. Overall there was a 0.7% drop in sales, led by large decreases in meat and dairy products. They fell 1.4% - continuing a downward slide since the end of last year. The overall value of manufacturing sales fell 1.9% - the equivalent of $481m. Meat and dairy sale values fell 5.7%.
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Summer school enrolments opened with fanfare

Latest news from Channel 9 - Mon, 08/09/2014 - 5:58pm
Enrolments for the 15th Summer School at the University of Otago opened with noisy fanfare today. Members of the St Kilda Brass Band were joined by students as they led a parade around campus. This year's seen an increase in the selection of papers on offer, and the Summer School's director says those enrolling will be spoilt for choice.
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Residents gather to read poems and prose about surveillance

Latest news from Channel 9 - Mon, 08/09/2014 - 5:54pm
A global movement reached Dunedin today, when several residents gathered to read poems and prose about surveillance and associated issues.
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