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Naming error 'reminder of ignorance, carelessness'

Naming error 'reminder of ignorance, carelessness'

A battle to stop alleged cultural insensitivity in Mosgiel is boiling over as another Scottish place name is spelt incorrectly in an administrative blunder.

Drive to lure Aucklanders to move here

Drive to lure Aucklanders to move here

Dunedin is about to begin an aggressive marketing campaign aimed at getting Aucklanders to up sticks and move south.

DCC in new hotel talks

DCC in new hotel talks

The Dunedin City Council is in talks to secure a multimillion-dollar five-star hotel, potentially financed from China, ahead of an expected surge in visitors from the world's most populous nation.

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.

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