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Students' drinking in sights

Students' drinking in sights

The University of Otago is more determined than ever to tackle the "unacceptable" drinking culture among its students and will be taking a more proactive approach to the problem, Prof Jennie Connor says.

McDonald's not building in Mosgiel

McDonald's not building in Mosgiel

Revelations McDonald's will not build a restaurant in Mosgiel "any time soon", have been called "a shame".

Fans flock to new stadium

Fans flock to new stadium

It has been built, they have come, but unfortunately - last night anyway - they went away sad.

Toitu official after mayor casts vote

Toitu official after mayor casts vote

Comments from Dunedin residents deemed as "ignorant" and "thinly veiled racism" were swept aside yesterday as Mayor Dave Cull used his casting vote to break a councillor deadlock on the addition of a Maori name to the Otago Settlers Museum's title.

Sunday market for stadium

Sunday market for stadium

First came Elton John, and cowboys will soon move in, but the latest announcement concerning the Forsyth Barr Stadium has a more local flavour.

'Over the moon' as 'Keep Our Assets' protest draws 1000

'Over the moon' as 'Keep Our Assets' protest draws 1000

A protest aimed at protecting New Zealand for future generations attracted about 1000 people in Dunedin on Saturday.

Cold snap causes multiple crashes around city

Cold snap causes multiple crashes around city

The clear, frosty mornings experienced in east Otago at the weekend have come to an end for the meantime, with forecast rain and cloud expected to bring slightly warmer temperatures to the area this week.

Dying man's effort for family wiped out

Dying man's effort for family wiped out A load of wood organised by a dying man to support his Dunedin family through the winter has been stolen.

Largest indoor rodeo show headed to stadium

Largest indoor rodeo show headed to stadium

Dunedin will host the world's largest indoor rodeo show outside Las Vegas, followed by New Zealand-exclusive performances from bands like The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac and Bruno Mars, an international event promoter says.

Decision 'did not ignore public poll'

Decision 'did not ignore public poll'

It would be "unfortunate" if some people thought the recommended new museum title "Toitu: Otago Settlers Museum" had partly bypassed the public consultation process, museum board chairwoman Dr Dorothy Page said yesterday.

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