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Shoplifting 'prolific'

Shoplifting 'prolific'

Dunedin Opportunity Shop staff are fed up with people ''stealing from the community and charities'' that are trying to help those in need. 

Skateboarding law views sought

Skateboarding law views sought

The Dunedin City Council is embarking on another round of public consultation as part of a second attempt to review its skateboarding bylaw.

Service to help landlords, tenants

Service to help landlords, tenants

Dunedin entrepreneurs Leander Schulz and Letisha Nicholas hope their new business will create a collaborative approach to improving the quality of New Zealand rental properties.

Plans advance for small dog area

Plans advance for small dog area

Playtime in the city's dog parks can be hazardous for small dogs, at risk of being ''monstered'' by larger breeds, prompting a Dunedin couple to lobby council for special fenced-off areas.

Harington Pt speed bumps welcomed

Harington Pt speed bumps welcomed

The Harington Point Community Society is pleased the Dunedin City Council has decided to install speed bumps in the Otago Peninsula settlement.

Smelly issue arises in rail tunnel plan

Smelly issue arises in rail tunnel plan

A project to link Mosgiel and Dunedin with a cycle and walkway by using abandoned train tunnels could be moving up the Dunedin City Council's priority list this year.

Southern learner drivers best

Southern learner drivers best

Southern learner drivers have the highest success rate when it comes to passing their practical driving tests

Everybody needs good neighbours

Everybody needs good neighbours

It's good to see more public events being established in the city - it's a great way to bring people togetherIt's that time of year again, when neighbours step outside the front door and connect with the people who live around them.

Glutton sucks up street debris

Glutton sucks up street debris

Dunedin's street-cleaner has a new tool in his arsenal to help in his constant battle against grime - a giant vacuum cleaner.

Ecosanctuary joins fight for kiwi

Ecosanctuary joins fight for kiwi Orokonui Ecosanctuary has joined the fight to save rare and critically endangered Haast tokoeka kiwis with a new ''kiwi creche''.
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