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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.

Flags stolen from Dunedin building

Flags stolen from Dunedin building

The five alternative New Zealand flag designs have been stolen from a car park building in Dunedin. Police are appealing for witnesses.

Thousands take part in climate change marches

Thousands take part in climate change marches Thousands have taken to the streets today in centres including Auckland, Wellington and Alexandra to send a message to world leaders ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Summit in Paris next week.

Dunedin to host refugee centre

Dunedin to host refugee centre

Dunedin has been chosen to host a new refugee resettlement centre.

Little's reshuffle critical to Labour's election hopes

Little's reshuffle critical to Labour's election hopes

The art of winning an election requires three ingredients and one condiment.

Wind farm plan to be discussed

Wind farm plan to be discussed

A $5 million-$6 million wind farm planned near Warrington has sparked controversy and debate in the local community.

West's alcohol licence hangs in the balance

West's alcohol licence hangs in the balance

A Dunedin fizzy drinks institution may face a flat future as it fights to retain its alcohol licence after more than a century in business.

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