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Defibrillator has to go: Bunnings

Defibrillator has to go: Bunnings

Bunnings management has "put its foot down'' and forced its Dunedin staff to gift the store's defibrillator to a community group.

Call for freedom camping rules rethink

Call for freedom camping rules rethink

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull is calling on the Government to rethink freedom camping legislation, after a season in which large crowds overwhelmed sites and stretched facilities and patience across Otago.

Reform lessons to be learned from flag referendum

Reform lessons to be learned from flag referendum

We don't do constitutional reform very well in New Zealand.

Disappointed PM won't revisit flag

Disappointed PM won't revisit flag

Prime Minister John Key says he is disappointed New Zealanders have voted to keep the current flag but has promised his Government will not revisit the issue.

$60,000 fire bill shocks hunter

$60,000 fire bill shocks hunter

A Dunedin hunter who called 111 after spotting a fire near his Waitaki Valley camp this summer was shocked to receive a $60,000 invoice from the Otago Rural Fire Authority this week.

DCC staff back dog rule

DCC staff back dog rule

Dunedin City Council staff are standing their ground when it comes to tougher restrictions on dog ownership, despite significant opposition to a requirement for dogs to be on a leash on sports fields.

Golf club wants to ban public

Golf club wants to ban public

A fight is brewing over public access to Dunedin's Chisholm Links golf course after its board called on the city council to ban non-golfers.

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.

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