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Artists did not ask permission

Artists did not ask permission

The Otago Regional Council is annoyed a group of artists have painted a mural on a Water of Leith wall without first gaining council permission.

Senior doctors critical of Xmas message

Senior doctors critical of Xmas message

An animated video clip depicting the chief executive as a dancing Christmas elf has reportedly ''stunned'' some doctors at the Southern District Health Board.

Cat caught in gin trap may lose leg

Cat caught in gin trap may lose leg

A cat suffered up to two days' agony after her leg was crushed and broken in a prohibited gin trap in Dunedin, and her owners want to make sure other cats do not end up in the same situation.

Two Otago beaches on 'caution' list

Two Otago beaches on 'caution' list

Two of Otago's coastal recreation spots are among 14% nationally where water quality is considered to be at high risk for swimming.

Fresh approach needed to grow NZ's regions

Fresh approach needed to grow NZ's regions

With the loss of further Government services from Dunedin, Labour's Economic Development spokesman David Clark asks how long the Government can ignore economic evidence without facing a backlash.

New airport head sees 'incredible potential'

New airport head sees 'incredible potential'

Dunedin International Airport's new chief executive, Richard Roberts, may have his roots in the United Kingdom - but his heart is firmly in Otago.

Key makes child poverty a goal

Key makes child poverty a goal

Lifting New Zealand children off the National Deprivation Index is one of the main goals next year for Prime Minister John Key.

Rugby: Highlanders record profit of $57,000

Rugby: Highlanders record profit of $57,000

The Highlanders have posted a $57,000 profit for the past year on the back of what it says are good crowds.

Alcohol display's $1m problem

Alcohol display's $1m problem

Moving the alcohol display area at Countdown's Cumberland St supermarket in Dunedin would cost the store more than $1million, its owner says.

Fix sought for sound issues as sales curbed

Fix sought for sound issues as sales curbed

Forsyth Barr Stadium officials are looking to solve the venue's sound problems after confirming ticket sales for major concerts are being restricted as a short-term fix.

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