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Falling numbers prompt shake-up

Falling numbers prompt shake-up

The Dunedin Chinese Garden could be in for a shake-up as visitor numbers continue to decline, leaving ratepayers to foot more of the bill.

Time for decision on ORC chambers

Time for decision on ORC chambers

It is time for Otago regional councillors to finally make a "definitive" decision on the short-term future of its council chambers and civil defence headquarters, chief executive Graeme Martin says.

Hospital hand-washing habits disturbing: DHB member

Hospital hand-washing habits disturbing: DHB member

A Dunedin Hospital hand-cleaning audit found only 53% of staff were washing or sterilising their hands, Southern District Health Board figures show.

Chamber wants support from DCC

Chamber wants support from DCC

Members of the Dunedin City Council have been challenged by the Otago Chamber of Commerce to be more supportive of oil and gas exploration projects, given the potential for an employment boost and provision of services.

Crashes add to city's bad traffic safety record

Crashes add to city's bad traffic safety record Three pedestrians have been hit by vehicles in as many days in Dunedin, which already has the unenviable reputation as one of the worst areas in the country for intersection crashes.

'Frightening' driver behaviour caught on camera

'Frightening' driver behaviour caught on camera The death of a cyclist and "frightening" behaviour from motorists means changes are afoot for the Anzac Ave and Dunedin Railway Station area.

North-South game profit falls short

North-South game profit falls short

Dunedin ratepayers are on the right side of the scoreboard, despite receiving just a fraction of what had been hoped for from last month's North-South charity rugby clash, Mayor Dave Cull insists.

Rugby: Joubert fears career could be over

Rugby: Joubert fears career could be over

Luckless Otago captain Eben Joubert is out for the season and is facing the prospect his career is over.

Too few cooks in the kitchen

Too few cooks in the kitchen

Fewer than 12 people from the South Island have signed up to audition for MasterChef NZ, leaving organisers asking why.

Photo finish needed in race for stolen cellphone

Photo finish needed in race for stolen cellphone

A snatch and grab in broad daylight sparked an "Olympic" foot chase through central Dunedin yesterday.

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