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Police lose tear gas in Dunedin

Police lose tear gas in Dunedin

Dunedin police are appealing for help finding a bag containing tear gas that was mislaid by a staff member on Thursday.

Rugby: Shield returns to Otago

Rugby: Shield returns to Otago

The hurt is over. Indeed, it's been so long since Otago have held the Ranfurly Shield, they had probably got beyond the pain stage.

New DCHL chairman named

New DCHL chairman named

Graham Crombie has been appointed as the new Chair of Dunedin City Holdings Limited.

Cunliffe-Jones leadership for Labour?

Cunliffe-Jones leadership for Labour?

In the wake of David Shearer's resignation, political commentator and Otago University lecturer Bryce Edwards believes a Labour Party leadership team of David Cunliffe and Shane Jones could be likely.

Cunliffe, Robertson undecided on leadership

Cunliffe, Robertson undecided on leadership

Labour MP David Cunliffe says he will decide over the next few days whether to have a further go at getting the Labour leadership, after David Shearer's resignation from the job after failing to get traction in the polls.

Rugby: $150,000 for ABs if they hold the World Cup

Rugby: $150,000 for ABs if they hold the World Cup

The All Blacks will each get $150,000 if they retain the rugby World Cup in 2015, a 50 percent increase on their 2011 bonus, according to a new collective bargaining agreement.

Basketball: NBA round-up

Basketball: NBA round-up

The Minnesota Timberwolves have announced that they had re-signed restricted free-agent center Nikola Pekovic.

Hit and run outrage: 'No little kid deserves this'

Hit and run outrage: 'No little kid deserves this'

Police hunting for the driver of an alleged hit and run that left a 5-year-old Flaxmere boy fighting for his life have seized two vehicles.

It's official: There's a man drought

It's official: There's a man drought

New Zealand's man drought in the over 30s age groups is official.

Racing: Matt Smith's two minute tips

Racing: Matt Smith's two minute tips

ODT racing writer Matt Smith previews the weekend's racing action.