Tuning up the DCC

Tuning up the DCC

Sue Bidrose is not what you might reasonably expect.

Decile change dents budget

Decile change dents budget

A Dunedin school has been left $18,000 a year out of pocket and others have been outraged as a result of changes to the Ministry of Education's school decile ratings.

School crossing fix cash still a problem

School crossing fix cash still a problem

A Dunedin City Council offer to help fix a dangerous Sawyers Bay School crossing might be insufficient to get the project happening.

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Saddle Hill: still serious issues

Saddle Hill: still serious issues

The future of Saddle Hill looks uncertain, with bickering between the Dunedin City Council and Saddle Views Estate Ltd showing no sign of abating.

Snowfalls unexpected hurdle for skifield project

Snowfalls unexpected hurdle for skifield project

Unusually high snowfalls have made November a tough month for contractors working on a new base building at The Remarkables ski area.

Keen to engage with staff, farmers

Keen to engage with staff, farmers

When Keith Cooper's surprise resignation as chief executive of Silver Fern Farms was announced last month, his successor's name was unfamiliar to many. Agribusiness reporter Sally Rae meets Dean Hamilton, the man taking the helm of the billion-dollar business.

Harre steps down as Internet Party leader

Harre steps down as Internet Party leader

Laila Harre has announced she will be stepping down as the leader of the Internet Party by the end of the year.

Failure of 'cold chain' behind vaccine failure

The failure of some scabby mouth vaccines in the South could be due to 'cold chain' failure during transportation of the vaccine, Clutha Vets veterinarian John Smart says.

Kenyan bus attack kills 28

Kenyan bus attack kills 28

Somalia's al Shabaab Islamists said they staged an attack in Kenya in which gunmen ordered non-Muslims off a bus and shot 28 dead, while sparing Muslim passengers.

NZer's body found in chilly bin

A Napier man has been found "cut into pieces" and stuffed into a chilly bin after detectives discovered the gruesome scene in rural Australia.

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