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Southern police search for wanted man

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 7:01pm
Southern police are searching for a man subject to several warrants for arrest.
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Public support for breastfeeding increasing throughout Dunedin

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 6:58pm
Dunedin mothers say there's increasing support for public breastfeeding throughout the city. More than 40 women have gathered at a local mall to publicly nurse their babies. And they're highlighting some of the lesser known benefits.
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Local pupils get a closer look at their surroundings

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 6:57pm
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Local pupils get a closer look at their surroundings

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 6:53pm
A new environmental programme is giving local pupils a closer look at their surroundings. Trackers are being put in place around schools to record wildlife. And the initiative allows children to interact with some top scientific minds.
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Dry July campaign winds up

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 6:52pm
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Dry July campaign winds up

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 6:50pm
Local medical staff are raising thousands of dollars by staying sober. They're involved in the nationwide Dry July campaign, to help cancer patients. And as their month of sobriety winds up, they're taking stock.
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Nightly interview: Ann Galloway

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 6:46pm
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New Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Humanities appointed at Otago University

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 5:52pm
A local academic is taking over one of the most senior positions at the University of Otago. Professor Tony Ballantyne is the new Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Humanities, starting in October. He grew up in Dunedin, attending King's High School and graduating from Otago with an honours degree in history. Academics from around the world applied for the job.
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Portobello quarry getting residents riled up

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 1:41pm
pA two-day application hearing for a resource consent variation is under way at the city council./p pAnd it highlights concerns from residents most affected by the operation./p div class=field field-name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-abovediv class=field-labelNews:/divdiv class=field-itemsdiv class=field-item even/div/div/div
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More locals getting involved in longboarding

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 1:31pm
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Jetty St. proposal gains support from the community

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 31/07/2015 - 1:25pm
pAlmost fifty submissions have been lodged on the proposal, with more than half in favour./p pBut there are still some concerns to be considered./p div class=field field-name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-abovediv class=field-labelNews:/divdiv class=field-itemsdiv class=field-item even/div/div/div
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More locals getting involved in longboarding

Latest news from Channel 9 - Thu, 30/07/2015 - 7:40pm
Adventure seekers are taking to the streets after dark to pursue their passion. Members of the Longboard Society of Dunedin say more locals are getting involved in the sport. And contrary to popular belief, they're committed to doing what they love in the safest way possible.
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Public submits on proposed changes to local election processes

Latest news from Channel 9 - Wed, 29/07/2015 - 7:20pm
Almost 200 submissions are being considered by the city council, on proposed changes to the election of members. Most residents want to see the ward system scrapped and the number of community boards retained. But ultimately the decision could rest with those outside the province.
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Nightly interview: Steve McNulty

Latest news from Channel 9 - Wed, 29/07/2015 - 6:50pm
The city's top tourism personality award has just gone to Steve McNulty, of Classic Jaguar Limousines. He owns and operates the business with his wife, and he joins us to talk about the local tourism industry.
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Dunedin man hands himself in to police in relation to hit and run

Latest news from Channel 9 - Wed, 29/07/2015 - 5:48pm
A 19-year-old Dunedin man has handed himself in to police, in relation to a hit and run incident on George Street. The teenager is charged with assault, reckless driving and failing to stop. He allegedly hit a 17-year-old male with a car, dragging the victim along the road. The victim needed surgery on his leg as a result.
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Otago consumers could save by switching energy retailers

Latest news from Channel 9 - Wed, 29/07/2015 - 5:45pm
Otago residents could have saved more than $17m in electricity bills last year. That's according to new data from the Electricity Authority. It shows the average Otago consumer could have saved almost $200 by switching to a cheaper energy retailer. In the last five years more than half of all Otago households have switched power companies.
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Historic former post office renovation nearing completion.

Latest news from Channel 9 - Tue, 28/07/2015 - 6:50pm
Renovation of the historic former post office in North East Valley is nearing completion. The redevelopment of the century old building began earlier this year. And emphasis is being placed on preserving and celebrating its heritage aspects.
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Cargill Enterprises gifted funds for a new forklift

Latest news from Channel 9 - Tue, 28/07/2015 - 5:58pm
A South Dunedin business which employs and trains disabled residents is receiving a boost. Cargill Enterprises is the trading arm of the Otago Disabled Citizens Society and it's being given $37,000 for a new forklift, to increase operations. Z Energy is providing the funding through its 'ood in the Hood'campaign.
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Tree removal at University of Otago sparks outrage

Latest news from Channel 9 - Mon, 27/07/2015 - 7:12pm
The removal of about fifty trees from the University of Otago campus is sparking outrage. Almost eight million dollars is being spent on a new campus landscaping plan. And the lack of public consultation on the project has one student fighting back.
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Business expanding for Otago's disabled citizens society

Latest news from Channel 9 - Fri, 24/07/2015 - 7:16pm
The business arm of Otago's disabled citizens society is expanding, with a new $12,000 machine. Its purchase was made possible by a Dunedin businessman's donation. And while in many cases technology replaces manpower, this time it's creating jobs.
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