Physio pool to be closed

Physio pool to be closed

Dismayed pool users are vowing to fight the closure of Dunedin's physio pool.

Doubts over transfer of buses to DCC

Doubts over transfer of buses to DCC

The Dunedin City Council has backed away from taking over the city's public transport network next year, amid concerns over what it describes as ''substantial risks'' from planned bus system changes.

Poignancy of two empty seats

Poignancy of two empty seats

Two empty seats stood out in the sea of black and white.

Dunedin

All quiet on Carisbrook future

All quiet on Carisbrook future

One year on from the sale of Carisbrook and the diggers have gone, taking the grandstands with them and leaving behind a vacant lot full of muddy puddles and unanswered questions. Chris Morris reports.

Concern at not buying gold land

Concern at not buying gold land

The Cardrona community has been ''really let down'' by the Queenstown Lakes District Council, which failed in its bid to buy abandoned sections in the village, a local publican says.

'Sustainable' regional revival needed

'Sustainable' regional revival needed

Local Government New Zealand is welcoming a Labour Party pledge to revive the regions with a $200 million fund but Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce is calling it a sop to the regions.

Flu surge in Auckland

Flu surge in Auckland

An Auckland hospital has started putting off elective surgery after it was swamped with acutely unwell patients causing a shortage of beds.

Henare tweets farewell to politics

Henare tweets farewell to politics

Retiring National MP Tau Henare fondly remembers accusing the Duke of Edinburgh of not doing anything, his hatred of door-knocking, and inviting the French Prime Minister to Apec - even though France is not a member.

No safe place for civilians in Gaza: UN

No safe place for civilians in Gaza: UN

Palestinian civilians in densely-populated Gaza have no place to hide from Israel's military offensive and children are paying the heaviest price, the United Nations says.

A balanced lifestyle

A balanced lifestyle

Entering the Ballance Farm Environment Awards reinforced to South Otago couple Brendon and Suzie Bearman they were ''heading in the right direction''.

Human remains found off NSW beach

Human remains have been found in the water off Pearl Beach on the NSW Central Coast, where five-year-old Chayce Kofe was swept out to sea.

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