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Fresh approach needed to grow NZ's regions

Fresh approach needed to grow NZ's regions

With the loss of further Government services from Dunedin, Labour's Economic Development spokesman David Clark asks how long the Government can ignore economic evidence without facing a backlash.

New airport head sees 'incredible potential'

New airport head sees 'incredible potential'

Dunedin International Airport's new chief executive, Richard Roberts, may have his roots in the United Kingdom - but his heart is firmly in Otago.

Key makes child poverty a goal

Key makes child poverty a goal

Lifting New Zealand children off the National Deprivation Index is one of the main goals next year for Prime Minister John Key.

Rugby: Highlanders record profit of $57,000

Rugby: Highlanders record profit of $57,000

The Highlanders have posted a $57,000 profit for the past year on the back of what it says are good crowds.

Alcohol display's $1m problem

Alcohol display's $1m problem

Moving the alcohol display area at Countdown's Cumberland St supermarket in Dunedin would cost the store more than $1million, its owner says.

Fix sought for sound issues as sales curbed

Fix sought for sound issues as sales curbed

Forsyth Barr Stadium officials are looking to solve the venue's sound problems after confirming ticket sales for major concerts are being restricted as a short-term fix.

Octagon 'intimidating' at weekends - police

Octagon 'intimidating' at weekends - police

The Octagon presents an intimidating environment for police and the public at 4am, police say.

Rich slams conflict of interest claims

Rich slams conflict of interest claims

Former Dunedin National list MP Katherine Rich has hit back at continuing Green Party conflict of interest claims.

'Political' group barred from parade

'Political' group barred from parade

Being cut from the Dunedin Santa Parade has caused ''monstrous'' disappointment among members of Oil Free Otago.

Possible demolition upsets neighbour

Possible demolition upsets neighbour

A neighbour is angry a 19th-century mansion built by a Speight's Brewery founder in Dunedin could be demolished to make room for a car park.

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