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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.

Harassment stimulates discussion

Harassment stimulates discussion

When Maddy Hall was catcalled during an evening jog, she decided to start a conversation about it - with the catcaller himself, and on social media. Carla Green reports.

Snowstorm huddle a fantail phenomenon

Snowstorm huddle a fantail phenomenon

Over the four-plus years of this column's lifetime, we have been privileged to publish many outstanding photographs taken - and generously shared - by our readers.

Supermarket plan still opposed

Supermarket plan still opposed

A Dunedin City Council planner remains opposed to a proposed $15 million Mosgiel supermarket, despite several changes to the plans.

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''.

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