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Students and seniors at odds over asset sales

Students and seniors at odds over asset sales Otago student political leaders have declined a Grey Power invitation to march with senior citizens protesting government asset sales.

Big costs sought over highway realignment

Big costs sought over highway realignment

A Dunedin businessman is seeking significant costs from the Dunedin City Council after a protracted legal dispute over a highway realignment near Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Acklin sorry for second drink-driving charge

Acklin sorry for second drink-driving charge

Dunedin city councillor Bill Acklin faces a second conviction for drink-driving after he failed a breath-test in Green Island at the weekend.

Grants meant for amateur rugby used to pay ORFU creditors

Grants meant for amateur rugby used to pay ORFU creditors

Grants earmarked for the amateur rugby game were used by the Otago Rugby Football Union to pay creditors, New Zealand Rugby Union appointed change manager Jeremy Curragh has confirmed.

'Great opportunity' seen for Dunedin

'Great opportunity' seen for Dunedin

A leading international adviser on city economic development says Dunedin has a "great opportunity" to become a world-leading small city.

I will teach my pupils to make me rich

A key rule of economics is that incentives shape human behaviour for better or worse.

Peninsula road safety plea

Peninsula road safety plea

The "terrible carnage" happening on Portobello Rd could be stopped by the completion of the road-widening, cycleway-walkway project, Otago Peninsula Community Board chairman John Bellamy says.

Stadium's big loss 'a dose of reality'

Stadium's big loss 'a dose of reality'

The Dunedin City Council says it will be forced to consider more funding to help the company running the Forsyth Barr Stadium overcome a nearly $2 million loss and debt-servicing costs it cannot afford to pay.

The stadium shake-up

The stadium shake-up

Dunedin City Council's decision to instigate a review of Forsyth Barr Stadium and the company tasked with running it, Dunedin Venues Management Ltd, is the correct one.

Polytech brings in $1 billion

Polytech brings in $1 billion

Otago Polytechnic has contributed almost $1 billion to the New Zealand economy and a "staggering" $535 million to the Otago region over the past five years, an economic impact report shows.

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