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Dead deer found after 1080 drop

Dead deer found after 1080 drop

The carcasses of four whitetail deer have been found in a small section of upper Wakatipu forest following a Department of Conservation (Doc) 1080 drop in the area a month ago.

Orthopaedics chief quits, slams health board

Orthopaedics chief quits, slams health board

Orthopaedic surgeon Associate Prof David Gwynne-Jones has resigned as Dunedin Hospital's orthopaedics clinical leader, citing frustration with the Southern District Health Board.

Resounding win for National

Resounding win for National

Forget dirty politics, high-profile scalps and accusations of lies and spies - John Key swept all aside last night to win an historic third term as Prime Minister.

'Falling sales, high rent' kill Canterbury store

'Falling sales, high rent' kill Canterbury store

The Canterbury of New Zealand store in central Dunedin is set to close, making four staff redundant, after a ''significant drop'' in sales.

Prediction of 'chaos'

Prediction of 'chaos'

There will be ''chaos'' on the streets of North Dunedin if proposed liquor laws are passed, the owner of three of Dunedin's biggest student bars says.

Three bowled, nine to go

Three bowled, nine to go

Contractors wasted no time felling the first three of a dozen Ontario poplars to come down on Logan Park Dr in Dunedin yesterday.

Mates' marriage horrifies gay rights groups

Mates' marriage horrifies gay rights groups

Travis McIntosh and Matt McCormick wrote their wedding vows yesterday, brimming with ''nervous excitement'' about their big day.

Taps turned off at stadium's 'bar for the boys'

Taps turned off at stadium's 'bar for the boys'

Last drinks have been called for a male drinking bastion buried deep within the bowels of Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Liquor laws 'spanner in works' for Cook

Liquor laws 'spanner in works' for Cook

Plans to revive Dunedin's best-known student watering hole could be hampered by proposed new liquor laws.

Century of games in the Glasshouse

Century of games in the Glasshouse

By our count - and journalists are rarely incorrect, even Pam Corkery knows that - tomorrow will be the 100th major (or semi-major) game of organised sport at Forsyth Barr Stadium. Hey, that's only about $3 million per game. Sports editor Hayden Meikle and rugby writer Steve Hepburn look back over the past 99 matches and pick a thrill or two.

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