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With a wave, it was gone, paid by wrong card

With a wave, it was gone, paid by wrong card

A credit card inside a wallet, inside a pocket, is settling bills without its owner's knowledge.

Dunedin concert for Lorde

Dunedin concert for Lorde

Chart-topper Lorde will perform at the Dunedin Town Hall on October 29.

Teen, school at odds on hairstyle

Teen, school at odds on hairstyle Kurtis Bain describes his hairstyle as ''funky'' but Taieri College sees it as ''extreme''.

A voice for change

A voice for change

Are hard work and firm convictions in danger of turning Jinty MacTavish into the thing she hates? Bruce Munro asks the young city councillor what she is doing in the limelight she abhors and talks to friends and foes about her growing presence on the political stage.

Seeking answers to another city snub

Seeking answers to another city snub

If the ho-hum reaction from my colleagues yesterday is a reliable guide, then it's possible I'm the only person in the province who's outraged by the news the Seekers are not, repeat not, coming to Dunedin when they tour New Zealand later this year.

Rally closures: 'Not on our roads'

Rally closures: 'Not on our roads'

Plans to close some Otago roads for the Targa New Zealand rally have put some affected residents into a spin.

Developer slams call by planner

Developer slams call by planner

A developer hoping to breathe new life into an historic Dunedin building has slammed the Dunedin City Council after a planner recommended his resource consent application be declined.

Doctors free for over-65s: Labour

Doctors free for over-65s: Labour

Labour leader David Cunliffe has announced those aged over 65 will be added to the groups who get free doctors' visits and prescriptions under a major boost of funding for primary health care.

Internet-Mana 'sinking to such a low'

Internet-Mana 'sinking to such a low'

An Internet-Mana Party video clip of a frenzied crowd cheering on Kim Dotcom and chanting "f*** John Key" is a terrible look and an embarrassment to Internet Party leader Laila Harre, an expert in political marketing says.

Illegal dumpers 'slack and lazy'

Illegal dumpers 'slack and lazy'

Whoever is dumping whiteware, animal carcasses and other rubbish in Dunedin's quiet corners needs to take ''a bit of a look at themselves'', a Dunedin community board chairman says.

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