Dunedin must walk a "fine
line" between helping Christchurch business and seeming to
exploit the situation, Dunedin City Council economic
development unit manager Peter Harris says.
Quake refugee Alana Bachop convinced her parents to stay an
extra night in Dunedin so she could see pop idol Stan Walker.
The Christchurch earthquake is likely to have little effect
on Rugby World Cup tourism but the games must be shifted from
the shattered city, actor and travel writer Tim Bentinck
September's earthquake will be put to good use when Red Cross
distributes funds raised for victims after last week's much
more devastating quake, the charity's appeal commission
chairman, Sir John Hansen, said in Dunedin this week.
The Dunedin City Council will undertake a freedom camping
"census" this month.
A group set up to oppose Hope and Sons' proposed cremator in
South Dunedin is relieved the funeral company has dropped its
bid to overturn the decision declining the proposal.
A University of Otago employment law
specialist says care workers have been subsidising the
community residential sector - and ultimately the Government
- through being "short-changed" in their wages.
Dunedin residential care provider facing legal action over
sleepover shift payments says the case could force its
Speight's Brewery in Dunedin was evacuated after a chemical
spill yesterday, but beer production was not affected,
brewery manager John Craig said.
Boarding schools throughout New Zealand are watching
developments closely in the case of sleepover shifts for
overnight workers, Tolcarne Boarding Residence manager Helen
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