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Truck driver 'fortunate' not to be electrocuted (+ video)

Truck driver 'fortunate' not to be electrocuted (+ video)

A truck driver was ‘‘very fortunate'' to escape unharmed after a costly mistake cut electricity to about 20 Mosgiel homes yesterday.

‘Elimination process’ to stop Tainui stench (+ video)

‘Elimination process’ to stop Tainui stench (+ video)

The source of the stench emanating from the Tahuna wastewater treatment plant remains a mystery.

Mass bee deaths natural: professor

Mass bee deaths natural: professor

A spike in dead bumblebees around Dunedin is probably a natural phenomenon and nothing to be concerned about, a bee researcher says.

King's teacher in second liaison

King's teacher in second liaison

A King's High School teacher admitted having a sexual relationship with a pupil only after images circulated on social media showing her in bed with a different former pupil.

Freedom camper influx irks residents

Freedom camper influx irks residents

Warrington residents are concerned about a spike in freedom campers, some of whom leave faeces littered through the sand dunes.

Teacher resigns over sex with pupil

Teacher resigns over sex with pupil

A teacher from King's High School in Dunedin has resigned after having a sexual relationship with a pupil.

Tahuna stench sickens

Tahuna stench sickens

South Dunedin residents are angry about a vomit-inducing smell spreading from the Tahuna wastewater treatment plant.

Surcharges less likely this year

Surcharges less likely this year

Dunedin is in for an action-packed long weekend, with Waitangi Day and Chinese New Year celebrations coinciding with multiple cruise ship visits.

Former Cook tavern garden bar demolished

Former Cook tavern garden bar demolished

The former garden bar at Captain Cook Tavern has been demolished, but the building's owners are yet to decide what will go in its place.

AA pulls out of cycle liaison group

AA pulls out of cycle liaison group

The Dunedin City Council's beleaguered cycleway network has been dealt another blow after the Automobile Association pulled out of a liaison group, citing concerns over a lack of consultation.