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MP slams sign taggers

MP slams sign taggers

National MP Michael Woodhouse has slammed the defacing of electoral billboards as ''a thuggish and ignorant act of vandalism'', as opponents boast online about other signs to tag.

High George St rent 'killed business'

High George St rent 'killed business'

A well-travelled artisan baker says it is too hard to make a crust in Dunedin, so he closed his shop on Saturday, making four staff redundant.

Images of dirty city unsettle councillors

Images of dirty city unsettle councillors

Dunedin city councillor David Benson-Pope feels sick about street vomit in Dunedin - and now he has the pictures to prove it.

Please listen: residents' petition seeks reversal of cycleway changes

Please listen: residents' petition seeks reversal of cycleway changes

A South Dunedin resident upset at cycleway initiatives has presented a 600-strong petition to the Dunedin City Council calling for the changes to be reversed.

You use it, you pay

You use it, you pay

Dunedin physio pool users will have to pay the cost if they want to keep the pool open.

Skateboard ban 'way over the top'

Skateboard ban 'way over the top' Surfers and skateboarders say a skateboarding bylaw at St Clair Esplanade is 'way over the top' and are staking a claim for their right to roll up and check out the waves.

Rugby: Real money to be made from hosting games

Rugby: Real money to be made from hosting games

The Highlanders will make some money, but not a lot, out of making the playoffs as the cash is to be made in hosting a finals game.

Many caught out by soaring cost of food

Many caught out by soaring cost of food

New Zealand is the land of milk and honey - if you have the money, food bank staff say, as meat and milk hit record highs.

Crackdown on dodgy Dunedin drivers

Crackdown on dodgy Dunedin drivers

Dunedin police are cracking down on dodgy driving, after a double-digit increase in central-city crashes.

Consent process blamed for veg store closure

Consent process blamed for veg store closure

A costly consent hearing is being blamed for Veggie Boys' Mosgiel store withering economically and it will close at the end of the month.

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