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Waterfront bridge: in with the old?

Waterfront bridge: in with the old?

If Dunedin is serious about a new bridge to open up its waterfront, two old bluestone abutments just south of Queens Gardens could be part of the missing link, heritage advocates say.

Claims for moggy maulings mount up

Claims for moggy maulings mount up

The injury statistics are cat-astrophic.

Alcohol-violence link row

Alcohol-violence link row

Alcohol company Lion has accused academics of cherry-picking information for a critique of Lion-funded research that had denied a direct link between alcohol and violence.

Naming error 'reminder of ignorance, carelessness'

Naming error 'reminder of ignorance, carelessness'

A battle to stop alleged cultural insensitivity in Mosgiel is boiling over as another Scottish place name is spelt incorrectly in an administrative blunder.

Drive to lure Aucklanders to move here

Drive to lure Aucklanders to move here

Dunedin is about to begin an aggressive marketing campaign aimed at getting Aucklanders to up sticks and move south.

DCC in new hotel talks

DCC in new hotel talks

The Dunedin City Council is in talks to secure a multimillion-dollar five-star hotel, potentially financed from China, ahead of an expected surge in visitors from the world's most populous nation.

Salt marsh gate divides community

Salt marsh gate divides community

The Aramoana community is split over a gate installed to stop hoons wrecking a protected salt marsh.

Tough decisions to be made

Tough decisions to be made

Courage on everyone's part, and some tough conversations are required in the Dunedin's battle against sea level rises, writes Mayor Dave Cull.

Narrow win for silver fern flag

Narrow win for silver fern flag

New Zealanders have, by a tight margin, got behind the black, white and blue Kyle Lockwood-designed silver fern flag over the similar red, white and blue flag by the same designer.

Flight to land after midnight

Flight to land after midnight

Dunedin travellers returning by air from Brisbane face a late arrival next winter, with a planned schedule change meaning a landing time of 10 minutes after midnight.

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