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Less is more for trail riders

Riders will dare to bare all in a clothing-optional bicycle event in Middlemarch on Sunday.

Courthouse contract likely let this month

A contract to upgrade Dunedin's historic courthouse is likely to be awarded at the end of the month.

362 sign Corstorphine bus petition

362 sign Corstorphine bus petition

A petition about the Corstorphine bus service has attracted 362 signatures and is being considered by the Otago Regional Council.

Parking fines likely to exceed $1.5m

Parking fines likely to exceed $1.5m

Motorists in Dunedin continue to fork out for parking fines.

City in international spotlight

Dunedin is in the spotlight.

Big rise in inmate treatment rate

Big rise in inmate treatment rate

Otago prisoners are among the rising number of inmates taking drug and alcohol treatment programmes.

Prison programme not for Otago

An Invercargill Prison programme to help incarcerated fathers bond with their children is not being considered for the Otago Corrections Facility.

Otago prison nurses at leading edge

Otago prison nurses are the first in the country to gain extra credentials in primary mental health.

All 10 nurses at the Otago Corrections Facility in Milburn have been working under a new programme developed by the New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses.

Bid to rid Macandrew Bay of campers

Bid to rid Macandrew Bay of campers

Macandrew Bay may soon be free of freedom campers: residents' opposition has prompted the Otago Peninsula Community Board to seek immediate changes to the Dunedin City Council's trial of designated freedom camping locations.

'Layback' could cost manager

'Layback' could cost manager

A stag night request has landed a Dunedin duty bar manager in trouble with police.