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Suspended over apron ‘strike’

Suspended over apron ‘strike’

Bunnings staff have been suspended without pay for refusing to wear their work aprons.

ODT Online relaunching with paywall

ODT Online relaunching with paywall

The Otago Daily Times plans to introduce a metered paywall for its online content next month as part of an exciting relaunch of its website.

Bunnings under fire for removing defib unit

Bunnings under fire for removing defib unit

Some Bunnings customers and staff are upset after management removed a defibrillator from its Dunedin store.

South Dunedin residents vocal over perceived neglect

South Dunedin residents vocal over perceived neglect

As a short-lived rainstorm passed over Dunedin last night, about 150 South Dunedin residents gathered for a meeting about the lasting effects of another storm that hit almost exactly nine months ago.

Au pair on holiday locked up, deported

Au pair on holiday locked up, deported An Australian couple are ''disgusted'' their 18-year-old French au pair was locked in a Queenstown police cell overnight then deported by immigration officials concerned she might babysit the couple's children.

Left’s leaders out to score cheap points in flag debate

Left’s leaders out to score cheap points in flag debate

The reason why most big decisions are not left to referendums has become blindingly clear over New Zealand's flag debate.

Frozen meals underwhelm (+ video)

Frozen meals underwhelm (+ video)

Veteran food writer Charmian Smith agreed to taste-test the meals that have prompted dozens of meals on wheels cancellations. Health reporter Eileen Goodwin was on hand to gauge her response.

Fresh food market plan opposed

Fresh food market plan opposed

A proposed Dunedin supermarket specialising in fresh food and a market atmosphere should not go ahead, a council planner says.

Old tunnel proposed as cycleway solution

Old tunnel proposed as cycleway solution

A long-abandoned 144-year-old railway tunnel beneath Roseneath has been floated as an alternative route for a section of the proposed Dunedin to Port Chalmers separated cycleway.

ORC blocks Doc, Fish and Game

ORC blocks Doc, Fish and Game

Public confidence in the hearing process for Otago's new water plan could be undermined by restrictions that prevent Fish and Game from making submissions on a key consent hearing.

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