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Call to upgrade 'dowdy' Octagon and George St area

Call to upgrade 'dowdy' Octagon and George St area

A group of commercial property owners is urging the Dunedin City Council to throw ''everything'' at an upgrade of the central city.

City Rise becoming a slum, council told

City Rise becoming a slum, council told

Inner-city residents are calling on the Dunedin City Council to help prevent the historic area from becoming another student slum.

Jobs to go as hospital kitchens outsourced

Jobs to go as hospital kitchens outsourced

The Southern District Health Board has announced it is going ahead with a plan to outsource its hospital kitchens.

Frustration over council's 'green' leanings

Frustration over council's 'green' leanings

Halfway through his term as a Dunedin city councillor, Mike Lord says he is frustrated with the amount of time the council spends on ''green issues''.

Dunedin 'preferred' site for big employer

Dunedin 'preferred' site for big employer

A large company has chosen Dunedin as its ''preferred location'' to set up an operation that could bring 200 jobs to the city, Mayor Dave Cull says.

DCC quitting its fossil fuel shares

DCC quitting its fossil fuel shares

The Dunedin City Council has voted in favour of divesting its shares in fossil fuel extraction companies by the slimmest of margins.

9% rise deserved, Cull says

9% rise deserved, Cull says

Dunedin city councillors are set for a 9% pay rise - worth more than $4500 to each - and Mayor Dave Cull says more is needed.

Key 'just horsing around' with waitress

Key 'just horsing around' with waitress

Prime Minister John Key says his pulling of a ponytail, which an Auckland waitress described as bullying, was just a case of him "horsing around".

Push begins to light up University Oval

Push begins to light up University Oval

Light it up and they will come is the promise.

Rod concert wows promoters

Rod concert wows promoters

Concert-goers and organisers are hailing Rod Stewart's Dunedin concert as an incredible success.

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