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MP's Facebook post backfires

MP's Facebook post backfires

A comment made by MP for Clutha-Southland Todd Barclay on his Facebook page regarding Campbell Live has left people seething.

Campbell's 'massive' decline not sustainable

Campbell's 'massive' decline not sustainable

The only way Campbell Live can be saved is by people watching the show, the director of ratings website Throng says.

Planned child-care facility ire

Planned child-care facility ire

Neighbours are preparing to fight plans for a ''significant'' two-storey child-care centre that would bring 100 children a day to their quiet Dunedin street.

Fleetwood Mac concert sells out

Fleetwood Mac concert sells out

Fleetwood Mac have sold out their November Dunedin show in less than an hour. 

Upset farmers dump excrement at ORC

Upset farmers dump excrement at ORC

An ongoing dispute with a North Otago farmer who says he is at his wit's end has landed the Otago Regional Council in the poo - literally.

Case for universal basic income

Case for universal basic income

Universal basic income (UBI) has been hailed as a silver bullet for economic woes by some advocates from the political left, right and centre, former Green Party MP Sue Bradford says.

Pressure to divest from fossil fuels

Pressure to divest from fossil fuels

The University of Otago Foundation Trust is ''currently considering'' divestment from fossil fuels, its chairman John Ward says.

SDHB 'in extreme difficulties'

SDHB 'in extreme difficulties'

The Southern District Health Board is facing ''extreme financial difficulties'', meaning tough decisions have to be taken, departing chairman Joe Butterfield says.

Frozen meals - sent from Auckland

Frozen meals - sent from Auckland

Meals on wheels will be made in Auckland and trucked to Dunedin and Invercargill under a proposal to outsource hospital food services, the Compass Group confirmed yesterday.

Brakes applied to harbourside project

Brakes applied to harbourside project

Plans to breathe new life into a historic Dunedin harbourside building have been put on hold because of an Environment Court appeal.

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