Jury trial over alleged sex attack

Jury trial over alleged sex attack

A 30-year-old Dunedin man has elected trial by jury on charges of sexually violating another male.

$1.2m redevelopment for school

$1.2m redevelopment for school The principal of Dunedin North Intermediate says a $1.2 million redevelopment for the school has been "a long time coming".

Planner quits, fires shots at knockers

Planner quits, fires shots at knockers

The Dunedin planner who has been a key figure behind the city's heritage building resurgence is ending his stint in the South, taking a parting shot at "knockers'' who he says are the city's worst enemies.

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Fleming returning to SDHB

Fleming returning to SDHB

An experienced health board chief executive has been seconded to run the Southern District Health Board for six months.

Fed holds rate as expected

Fed holds rate as expected

The chances of an interest rate rise in the United States in September rose early yesterday only to diminish substantially later in the day.

Rudd to learn UN fate from PM

Rudd to learn UN fate from PM

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is to determine whether the Australian Government will support the nomination of Kevin Rudd for the top United Nations post.

Clinton to make case for White House

Clinton to make case for White House

Democrat Hillary Clinton is to make her case for the White House, facing the tough task of equaling show-stopping speeches by President Barack Obama and others who have embraced her bid to become the first woman elected US president.

Minister against lengthy abuse inquiry

Minister against lengthy abuse inquiry

Cabinet minister Christopher Pyne has warned against running a long, drawn-out inquiry into abuse in juvenile detention that would look at the whole of Australia.

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