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Stadium profit forecast

Stadium profit forecast

The company running Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium is poised to deliver its first profit on the back of tighter finances and a cash injection from ratepayers.

Family left out in cold after ditching provider

Family left out in cold after ditching provider

A South Dunedin family is warning low-income earners about their power struggle after switching to pre-paid electricity supplier Globug.

City to face 'end game' in the lowlands

City to face 'end game' in the lowlands

South Dunedin is a suburb under siege by Mother Nature - battered by ocean waves, floods, a rising water table and with the dark clouds of climate change predictions building on the horizon. So is it time to head for the hills? Chris Morris reports.

Call for local with 'mana'

Call for local with 'mana'

Embattled Southern District Health Board chief executive Carole Heatly says if the board is replaced with a commissioner, they must be a local with experience and mana. Whatever happens, she would like to keep her job.

Drains blocked, residents claim

Drains blocked, residents claim

The Dunedin City Council will review the performance of its staff and of contractor Fulton Hogan amid claims a lack of basic maintenance contributed to flooding in South Dunedin.

Drivers taking a gamble

Drivers taking a gamble Almost a quarter of vehicles in Dunedin are without a current warrant of fitness or vehicle licence (registration).

Cull rejects state-of-emergency claim

Cull rejects state-of-emergency claim

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has rubbished suggestions a state of emergency should have been declared after this week's flood.

Flood will cost ratepayers: Cull

Flood will cost ratepayers: Cull

Dunedin's massive deluge will hit ratepayers in the form of delayed projects and funding reallocations, Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull concedes.

More rain for flood-hit Dunedin

More rain for flood-hit Dunedin

Power has been cut to 150 East Taieri homes as a safety measure after heavy rain caused widespread flooding in coastal Otago, and Aurora Energy is warning more homes could be affected.

Hooters 'backwards step for NZ'

Hooters 'backwards step for NZ'

If the American restaurant chain Hooters opens in New Zealand, it will be a backward step which encourages the objectification of women, a leading advocate against sexual violence says.

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