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Sir Gordon 'deeply sorry' for sexually inappropriate joke

Sir Gordon 'deeply sorry' for sexually inappropriate joke

New Zealand sevens rugby coach Sir Gordon Tietjens has apologised for a sexually inappropriate joke he made during the Otago Sports Awards.

Police endorse Octagon closure

Police endorse Octagon closure

Dunedin is lucky an intoxicated pedestrian has not been seriously injured by a vehicle in the inner city, police say.

Smart ID tags free up staff

Smart ID tags free up staff

Dunedin libraries are preparing to go live with a sophisticated new radio tracking system that will help monitor lending stock.

Council cycle plan a 'ludicrous idea'

Council cycle plan a 'ludicrous idea'

A storm is brewing in Victoria Rd where some residents say the Dunedin City Council's plan to install a shared walk/cycle path is rushed and a potential disaster.

Group 'trying to stop deaths'

Group 'trying to stop deaths'

Lives could be saved from drink-driving crashes if police stopped threatening $10,000 fines and supported unlicensed passenger services, the creators of a Dunedin social media campaign say.

Forestry log profit 'doomed'

Forestry log profit 'doomed'

The Amalgamated Workers Union New Zealand has laid blame for the impending closure of Southern Cross Forest Products squarely at the feet of the Dunedin City Council and local forestry growers.

'Feral' student party in city shut down

'Feral' student party in city shut down

A ''feral'' student party in Stafford St yesterday was shut down by police, amid concerns for the safety of intoxicated people climbing on the outside of a three-storey flat.

Fruitless job hunt 'really tough'

Fruitless job hunt 'really tough' In the past eight months Dunedin teenager Danielle Newton has applied for more than 50 jobs but has not even had a trial.

Council pushes ahead with pedestrian-only city centre zone plan

Council pushes ahead with pedestrian-only city centre zone plan

A proposal to turn part of Dunedin's Octagon into a pedestrian-only zone has gained momentum, after the Dunedin City Council endorsed plans to investigate a trial of the concept.

Opponents query cost of 'visionary' decision

Opponents query cost of 'visionary' decision

The Dunedin City Council's decision to dump investments in fossil fuel extraction is being hailed as visionary, but opponents warn it will come at a cost to ratepayers.

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