University assets worth $1.66 billion

University assets worth $1.66 billion

The University of Otago's position as the ''biggest business in town'' has been highlighted by a report showing it has $1.66 billion in assets.

'Beautiful night sky' could be better

'Beautiful night sky' could be better

Dunedin's night sky is ''stunningly beautiful'', but could be better if efforts were made to reduce light pollution, Otago Museum director Dr Ian Griffin says.

'I'm simply a victim' - Marshall

'I'm simply a victim' - Marshall

One of two men accused of assaulting Justin Marshall claims the ex-All Black threw the first punch - but Marshall says he's not to blame.

Dunedin

Fix sought for hospital's leaky surgery

Fix sought for hospital's leaky surgery

The cause of water leaks with no obvious source has to be found before Dunedin Hospital's surgical theatre suite can be fixed so it can operate smoothly in all weathers.

February big month for tourism

February big month for tourism

February was a blockbuster month for tourism in Queenstown with more domestic and international tourists visiting the Wakatipu basin and staying longer.

Transtasman migration flow reverses

Transtasman migration flow reverses

Kiwis continue to flock home from Australia as the New Zealand economy and labour market continue to outperform those in Australia.

Crashes slow Nth Island traffic

Crashes slow Nth Island traffic

Police are warning motorists of significant delays to travel on the northwestern motorway in Auckland after a serious crash this morning.

Shane Jones says he's not a 'sellout'

Shane Jones says he's not a 'sellout'

Labour party leader David Cunliffe said he did not try to convince Shane Jones to stay with the party when he received news of his resignation yesterday.

Corpses reveal desperate bids to escape ferry

Corpses reveal desperate bids to escape ferry

South Korean divers swam though dark, cold waters into a sunken ferry, feeling for children's bodies with their hands in a maze of cabins, corridors and upturned decks as they searched for hundreds of missing.

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