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Police continue to investigate central city vehicle collision

Latest news from Channel 9 - Mon, 15/06/2015 - 7:17pm
Police are continuing to investigate a two-vehicle collision that occurred in the central city yesterday morning.
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Conservation groups gather to discuss Dunedin's biodiversity

Latest news from Channel 9 - Mon, 15/06/2015 - 7:11pm
The city's wildlife is under threat, due to predator problems, climate change and more. Now local conservation groups have come together to tackle the problem. And they say damage to Dunedin's biodiversity could be catastrophic if it isn't taken care of.
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Consumer spending and food prices on the rise

Latest news from Channel 9 - Mon, 15/06/2015 - 7:06pm
Increased consumer spending and food prices are leading into the new financial year. Retail card spending is up 1.2% from April, and even more compared to this time last year. General food prices are also up, on the back of more expensive fresh vegetables. But the increase is slight, at less than 1% for the month of May.
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Otago Therapeutic Pool Trust receives another boost

Latest news from Channel 9 - Mon, 15/06/2015 - 7:01pm
A further $50,000 is being donated to the Otago Therapeutic Pool Trust. Hundreds of thousands of dollars have been given to the trust in the last few weeks, to secure the future of Dunedin's only physiotherapy pool. The latest donation comes from the Dunedin Casinos Charitable Trust. It's part of a bid to raise $1.5m for the physio pool's ongoing operation and maintenance.
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Knitting enthusiasts join forces

Latest news from Channel 9 - Mon, 15/06/2015 - 6:58pm
Local knitting enthusiasts are joining forces to help publicise their craft. Members of the Dunedin Creative Fibre group have celebrated Worldwide Knit in Public Day, by doing just that. And while sitting down for a yarn, they've taken the opportunity to recruit new members.
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Nightly interview: Dave Cull

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 12/06/2015 - 6:53pm
The Dunedin City Council is under some scrutiny in the wake of last week's devastating floods. Some residents say the city's infrastructure should be better maintained. So Mayor Dave Cull joins us to discuss the criticism and the ongoing relief effort.
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Flood highlights issues facing disabled people in emergencies

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 12/06/2015 - 5:58pm
As many residents pick up the pieces of their flood-affected lives, the struggle is even more pronounced for those with disabilities. A local wheelchair-bound man is sharing his experience of displacement. And that's highlighting the issues for disabled people in times of emergency.
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DCC considers suggested restructure

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 12/06/2015 - 5:51pm
Community board members are unhappy with recommendations to change the Dunedin City Council's structure.
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South Dunedin church returning to its former glory

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 12/06/2015 - 5:48pm
A long-neglected church is being restored to its former glory in South Dunedin. The multi-million dollar refurbishment of St Patrick's Basilica is well under way. And that's thanks to to an outpouring of generosity.
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Flood victims the target of hoax emails

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 12/06/2015 - 5:47pm
Dunedin flood victims are the target of hoax emails, circulating through the community. The emails are believed to contain dangerous computer files, and should not be opened. Dunedin City Council staff are aware of several email hoaxes targeting the victims of flooding and landslides. They refer to payments made through relief funds.
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Dunedin man raising awareness for rare condition

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 12/06/2015 - 5:45pm
A Dunedin man is using his rare condition to raise awarenessbr / of those suffering overseas. He's capitalising on the inaugural Albinism Awareness Day,br / being recognised globally. And he hopes to help clear up misconceptions about the medical anomaly.
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Dunedin house prices on the rise

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 12/06/2015 - 5:41pm
Dunedin house prices are up 5%, in line with regional gains for the month of May. And there's been a 20% jump in the number of local homes sold within the month. That brings the number to 188. Local realtors say there are more first home buyers and investors active in the market, although listings are tight due to the usual winter lull.
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Town hall buzzing with activity for annual Big Sing contest

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 12/06/2015 - 5:37pm
Dunedin's town hall is buzzing with activity for the region's annual Big Sing contest. Members of two dozen choirs are pitting their lungs against one another, singing for a spot in the national finals. And some groups are pulling out a unique set list to secure victory.
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Nightly interview: Clare Curran

Latest news from Channel 9 - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 7:30pm
A local politician is calling for the future-proofing of infrastructure in South Dunedin. Labour MP Clare Curran is the elected representative for the wider South Dunedin area. And she joins us to highlight her concerns for the community.
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New student loan cap puts pinch on medical students

Latest news from Channel 9 - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 7:28pm
Local medical students are fearing for their future, as the full impact of government changes to student loans is felt. A cap on the number of years tertiary students are eligible for loans was introduced not long ago. And it's causing major issues for the city's budding doctors.
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Local police target seatbelt use in new campaign

Latest news from Channel 9 - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 7:22pm
Police say southerners are typically negligent when it comes to wearing seatbelts, and they're working to change that.
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Police are tracking a bicycle thief in Abbotsford

Latest news from Channel 9 - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 7:19pm
Police are hunting a bicycle thief, believed to be on the loose in Abbotsford. Officers warn residents to be on the lookout. And they've got some simple advice to prevent people from becoming victims.
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Council staff and volunteers continue assessing flood damage

Latest news from Channel 9 - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 7:15pm
More volunteers are door-knocking in South Dunedin as part of the city council's flood recovery programme.
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Forbury Park Raceway recovers from worst flood damage in 40 years

Latest news from Channel 9 - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 7:12pm
As residents struggle with flood repairs, remedial work is already complete at one South Dunedin property. Forbury Park Raceway suffered its worst flood damage in more than 40 years. But one week on, it's back to business.
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Local high school students start a biotechnology company

Latest news from Channel 9 - Thu, 11/06/2015 - 7:06pm
Local high school students are turning food waste into energy. A Kaikorai Valley College group has started a biotechnology company, to try and power the school's heating system. And pupils hope to make the city more sustainable in the long term.
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