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Old tunnel proposed as cycleway solution

Old tunnel proposed as cycleway solution

A long-abandoned 144-year-old railway tunnel beneath Roseneath has been floated as an alternative route for a section of the proposed Dunedin to Port Chalmers separated cycleway.

ORC blocks Doc, Fish and Game

ORC blocks Doc, Fish and Game

Public confidence in the hearing process for Otago's new water plan could be undermined by restrictions that prevent Fish and Game from making submissions on a key consent hearing.

Key won't go to Waitangi

Key won't go to Waitangi Prime Minister John Key has announced he will not attend Waitangi this year.

Affected parties’ optimism guarded

Affected parties’ optimism guarded

After years of conflict and compromise over the proposed cycleway for Dunedin's one-way traffic system, cyclists and business owners alike have greeted the final plan with guarded optimism.

Labour promises free tertiary education

Labour promises free tertiary education

Labour has announced a multi-billion dollar plan to provide every New Zealander with three years of free tertiary education.

Octagon declared a 'TPP-free zone'

Octagon declared a 'TPP-free zone'

Up to 250 people have declared the Octagon a Trans Pacific Partnership-free zone at an ''action event'' in Dunedin this afternoon.

Waterfront bridge: in with the old?

Waterfront bridge: in with the old?

If Dunedin is serious about a new bridge to open up its waterfront, two old bluestone abutments just south of Queens Gardens could be part of the missing link, heritage advocates say.

Claims for moggy maulings mount up

Claims for moggy maulings mount up

The injury statistics are cat-astrophic.

Alcohol-violence link row

Alcohol-violence link row

Alcohol company Lion has accused academics of cherry-picking information for a critique of Lion-funded research that had denied a direct link between alcohol and violence.

Naming error 'reminder of ignorance, carelessness'

Naming error 'reminder of ignorance, carelessness'

A battle to stop alleged cultural insensitivity in Mosgiel is boiling over as another Scottish place name is spelt incorrectly in an administrative blunder.

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