"Idiots hooning" around snow-covered parks and reserves in
cars are creating eye-sores and unnecessary expenses, which
is angering Dunedin residents and the Dunedin City Council.
Some Otago business managers have come under fire from unions
for threatening to withhold pay from employees who fail to
turn up at work in severe weather.
Like the temperatures yesterday, the revenue generated by
Dunedin businesses did not climb much above zero - leaving
the city's services, manufacturing and retail sectors with an
estimated $8 million loss.
As many as 10 Otago schools could face funding cuts from the
Ministry of Education for refusing to comply with national
For young writer Chiao Lin, The Wrong One has proved
to be the best in one of New Zealand's most prestigious
Two new boards of trustees
have been appointed to govern the mergers of five South
Up to 34
jobs could be affected at the Otago conservancy office in
Dunedin if the Department of Conservation adopts a
cost-cutting proposal, sources say.
Having fans mob you, ask you to sign shoes or body parts, and
show you their tattoos, is not a life author Lauren Kate
expected when she started out as a novelist.
Many hands make light work when it comes to fundraising -
especially those of celebrities.
The Otago University Students' Association (OUSA) has decided
Radio One will not be sold. But it says other assets may have
to be pruned to keep the association solvent.
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