Otago Daily Times: Dunedin

Prisoner death: Staff 'lacked training'

Prisoner death: Staff 'lacked training'

Issues with training, procedures and health care coordination at the Otago Corrections Facility were highlighted again at a Coroner's Court hearing in Dunedin today, after a remand prisoner died of a drug overdose.

Delight at Dunedin's Gigatown win

Delight at Dunedin's Gigatown win

An ear-splitting shriek of joy and relief rent the air at Dunedin's Gigatown office last night as the city was named the winner of the Gigatown competition.

Schools face funding cuts as ratings rise

Schools face funding cuts as ratings rise

The Ministry of Education has slashed funding to more than half of the schools on the Taieri by increasing their decile ratings in the latest decile review.

Jail term for disgraced lawyer and 'consummate thief and liar'

Jail term for disgraced lawyer and 'consummate thief and liar'

Disgraced and bankrupt former Dunedin lawyer John David Milne has been sentenced to eight years and one month's jail for stealing $2.8 million of entrusted funds.

More effective bus service in sight

More effective bus service in sight

Wide-ranging changes expected to provide a simpler, more effective and technologically advanced bus service in Dunedin will be introduced in the next 15 months.

Academics honoured

Academics honoured

Three leading University of Otago academics have received Royal Society of New Zealand national awards.

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