The Ministry of Justice will spend millions upgrading
Dunedin's historic courthouse, much to the delight of the
city's legal fraternity.
Sibling rivalry took a back seat to family pride in the
Dunedin courthouse yesterday, when sisters Emma and Alice
O'Connell were admitted to the bar.
The Otago Regional Council is a step closer to retaining new
public bus service contracts, following Labour Party support
for an amendment to proposed legislation.
Conditions of a $2.725 million government loan to the
Montecillo Veterans Home and Hospital Trust may be altered
following consideration by Dunedin MP and new Veterans'
Affairs Minister Michael Woodhouse.
Thirty Dunedin City Council staff will be
transferred to a contractor under the first phase of an
overhaul of the council's water and waste services unit.
Thirty staff would no longer be
employed by the Dunedin City Council under a plan to save
$550,000 a year by contracting out servicing of waste and
An overcrowded Globe Theatre prompted inspection by
firefighters on Saturday, after 20 extra people were allowed
in to watch an adaptation of Peter Pan.
on staccato, pitch and performance placement from some of New
Zealand's top chamber musicians is helping Dunedin secondary
school pupils prepare for national competitions.
Dunedin youth are being encouraged to demonstrate their
talent and creativity through various events organised by the
Dunedin City Council's Youth Action committee this week.
Macandrew Bay resident Laurie White can justify upgrading his
Olympus Four Thirds camera after winning the main category of
the Dunedin Botanic Garden Photographic Competition.
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