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Few ill effects from hospital IT outage

Few ill effects from hospital IT outage

Dunedin Hospital staff are being praised for minimising the impact on patients of a massive IT failure, although opinion varies about how bad the effect on patients has been.

Stylie threads and a clear conscience

Stylie threads and a clear conscience

Saving fabric to save the world, Dunedin fashion designer Fiona Clements is determined to bring style to the masses without sacrificing her conscience.

Nervous wait for 100 staff

Nervous wait for 100 staff

About 100 Farmlands staff in Dunedin face an anxious wait after the company yesterday proposed consolidating its administrative and support operations in Christchurch.

'Anecdotally... bigger than Christmas'

'Anecdotally... bigger than Christmas'

This year's iD Dunedin Fashion Week will brings millions of dollars into the city, and generate millions more in exposure and education, organisers say.

Sea lion and pup move on

Smaills Beach is again open to dogs and vehicles, following the departure of a mother sea lion and her pup.

Bid to extend bar areas turned down

An application to extend the outside areas of Mac's Brew Bar and Di Lusso for Orientation tomorrow night has been declined by the district licensing committee.

Dunedin people fly more

Dunedin residents are taking more overseas trips, particularly to the United Kingdom, United States and Australia.

Licensed premises face police action

Three licensed premises in Dunedin are facing police action for breaches of the new alcohol legislation.

City's youngsters first in surf safety programme

City's youngsters first in surf safety programme

Dunedin children are the first in the South Island to learn surf safety through a national programme funded by the Government.

Dunedin man loves his water wings

Dunedin man loves his water wings

Dunedin pilot Craig Buist always wears his life jacket in the cockpit.