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Oil protesters shut down Shell meeting

Oil protesters shut down Shell meeting

Protesters opposed to oil-exploration yesterday caused a meeting between Shell and mainly business groups in Dunedin to be abandoned.

Danish MP hadn't done homework on powhiri

Danish MP hadn't done homework on powhiri

The Danish politician who controversially called powhiri "uncivilised" and "grotesque" knew exactly what she was going to see - but may not have read the briefing documents given to her.

Anger over rabbit holes on Domain

Anger over rabbit holes on Domain

Coaches and parents of players at the Hereweka Junior Football Club are livid the Portobello Domain is still not in any condition for games to be played there, with the start of the season only two days away.

Paul Simon charms Dunedin crowd

Paul Simon charms Dunedin crowd

Paul Simon enchanted Dunedin tonight with a two-hour performance at Forsyth Barr Stadium that reverberated through the decades.

PM 'forgot' spy job phone call

PM 'forgot' spy job phone call

Prime Minister John Key says he forgot about his initial phone call to public servant Ian Fletcher when asked what role he played in Mr Fletcher's appointment as New Zealand's top spy.

Rugby: Pirates back quits game over scheduling

Rugby: Pirates back quits game over scheduling

A senior member of the Pirates backline says he will not be playing premier rugby this year, upset at the number of games not being played on Saturday afternoon.

Pilot programme targets feral cats

Pilot programme targets feral cats

A world-first pest eradication programme is being trialled in Dunedin today.

Cyclist feedback sought

Cyclist feedback sought

The Dunedin City Council is seeking feedback on a planned $4.5 million extension of the city's cycling network through South Dunedin.

Rugby: Same depressing story for Highlanders

Rugby: Same depressing story for Highlanders

This is getting depressingly familiar.

Claim eviction for feeding ducks

Claim eviction for feeding ducks

A 67-year-old Dunedin woman says she is to be evicted from her council flat for feeding ducks.

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