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56 jobs to be slashed from Invermay

56 jobs to be slashed from Invermay

The Government has approved a plan to slash 56 jobs from Dunedin agriculture research facility Invermay.

Greens to help fund Hawkins staffer

Greens to help fund Hawkins staffer

The Green Party funding a paid campaign manager for a Dunedin mayoral candidate is part of a wider trend of the party becoming more involved in local body politics, a politics professor says.

High hopes for newborn Syrian Kiwi (+ video)

High hopes for newborn Syrian Kiwi (+ video)

The first Syrian refugee family to have a baby after moving to Dunedin have high hopes for their newborn Kiwi daughter.

Landfill fees likely to go up

Landfill fees likely to go up

Dunedin landfill prices could increase by up to a fifth because of a change made in last week's Budget.

Cromwell’s abuzz with $1 million win

Cromwell’s abuzz with $1 million win

There is a "buzz'' among staff at the Cromwell New World after discovering its lucky Lotto shop sold a $1 million prize-winning ticket.

This little piggy goes to . . . China

This little piggy goes to . . . China

A Port Chalmers author/illustrator is over the moon after a Chinese publisher bought the rights to two of his children's books about a pig called Henry - or Henlee as he will be known in China.

Watson Park geese to be moved to Waihola

Watson Park geese to be moved to Waihola

A gaggle of geese messing up a Port Chalmers sports field and annoying the locals has been given a reprieve.

Flood cause accusation denied

Flood cause accusation denied

A Dunedin City Council manager has dismissed accusations from a union that council staff continue to misinform councillors about the causes of last June's flood.

Festival of top cricket; DVML takes over

Festival of top cricket; DVML takes over

A festival atmosphere and an end to chilly December fixtures is promised as Dunedin Venues Management Ltd takes over the hosting of international cricket.

Dunedin gets SA test as DVML steps in

Dunedin gets SA test as DVML steps in

Dunedin is set to host three international cricket matches in the next two seasons, and Dunedin Venues Management Limited is taking over management of the games.