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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.

Traffic control costs 'utter lunacy'

Traffic control costs 'utter lunacy'

The $100,000 cost to date for traffic barriers and signs at the corner of Anzac Ave and Frederick St is lunacy, a Dunedin city councillor says.

'Lucky' to survive cow encounter

'Lucky' to survive cow encounter

A Dunedin driver who crashed into a cow woke up in a smoke-filled car with an 18-wheeler truck bearing down on her.

No regrets over buying leg irons: Cull

No regrets over buying leg irons: Cull

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says he has ''no regrets'' about stepping in to buy leg irons destined for auction, despite new evidence they were used to hold camels, not Maori prisoners as had been believed.

Mothballing stadium an option

Mothballing stadium an option

The idea of mothballing Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium might raise eyebrows, but it is officially on the table for the Dunedin City Council.

Whistle to blow for stadium deals

Whistle to blow for stadium deals

The company which runs Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium faces an uncertain future as it eyes the expiration of deals with sponsors, members and even the Highlanders Super rugby franchise.

NZ: Land of the long don't care?

NZ: Land of the long don't care?

New Zealanders are interested in very little, if Prime Minister John Key is to be believed.

Mosgiel drivers off the pace

Mosgiel drivers off the pace

Slow drivers are fast becoming a problem in Mosgiel. And Senior Constable Karren Bye has had enough.

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