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Flag referendum: Final four designs revealed

Flag referendum: Final four designs revealed

The wait is over: the final four designs for a proposed new national flag have been revealed.

No climate-change advice on snow tourism

No climate-change advice on snow tourism

As Wanaka and Queenstown put on the Winter Games, the Green Party is warning climate change could wreak havoc on the snow sports industry if nothing is done to stop it.

Anti-TPP protesters target Key meeting

Anti-TPP protesters target Key meeting

Protesters jostled with police last night as they tried to disrupt a National Party fundraising event in Dunedin.

Ardern described as 'pretty little thing'

Ardern described as 'pretty little thing'

Rugby league great Graham Lowe has alarmed Jacinda Ardern after describing her as "a pretty little thing" when asked if she would make a good Prime Minister.

Harbourside development adds vibrancy

Harbourside development adds vibrancy

Dunedin is a small city with great unrealised potential, writes Angus Mackay.

Cull to push for more city hotels

Cull to push for more city hotels

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says the Dunedin City Council will soon begin a major push to attract hotel development to the city.

Thousands turn up to rally against TPP

Thousands turn up to rally against TPP

Thousands of people have turned up to protest against the Trans-Pacific Partnership in Dunedin and across the country today

Disappearing dunes 'an immediate problem'

Disappearing dunes 'an immediate problem'

Dunes along Dunedin's Ocean Beach have receded nearly 9m in the past four weeks and will continue to disappear unless immediate action is taken, a St Clair resident told the Dunedin City Council yesterday.

40 possible designs for new flag released

40 possible designs for new flag released

The group running the flag referendum has just released a set of 40 flag designs from which the final four will most likely be chosen for the vote in November.

Kicked out of the US: 33 hours of hell

Kicked out of the US: 33 hours of hell

Jail time courtesy of United States Homeland Security was not on Otago Daily Times columnist Lisa Scott's radar as she journeyed to the Home of the Free. Regular readers of her column in The Weekend Mix, ''Tales from the Powder Room'', know of the difficulties Lisa and her partner, the economist, have encountered securing a visa for his sabbatical in the US. Well, those inconveniences were nothing compared with the reality of US border security. From the safety of a plane home, Lisa recounts the full story.

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