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Boy racers' vandalism ruins track

Boy racers' vandalism ruins track

Doughnuts and burnouts on diesel-slicked asphalt are an increasing problem in the Dunedin suburb of St Kilda.

Cable car back in 2018?

Cable car back in 2018?

The High St cablecar could be resurrected within five years, as the trust behind the project prepares to start a major fundraising drive this year.

Police ticket dozens for crossing centre line

Police ticket dozens for crossing centre line

Dozens of drivers have been ticketed by police after they were snapped on the wrong side of the road on busy South Island tourism route the Devil's Staircase.

Councillors reveal election year priorities

Councillors reveal election year priorities

Dunedin city councillors are entering election year promising to push for more disciplined spending, debt reduction and even a merger with the Otago Regional Council, before turning their attention to the ballot box.

New Year's Eve fireworks display deemed 'pathetic'

New Year's Eve fireworks display deemed 'pathetic'

Not everyone was smiling when New Year's Eve revellers in Dunedin celebrated the start of 2013 with a bang.

Vandervis' access to staff reinstated

Vandervis' access to staff reinstated

Outspoken city councillor Lee Vandervis has been given an early Christmas present - permission to talk to Dunedin City Council staff again.

Dunedin worst for crashes

Dunedin worst for crashes

Statistically, Dunedin is New Zealand's worst city for motor vehicle crashes and casualties but authorities say the numbers are dropping.

SDHB chooses Australian provider

SDHB chooses Australian provider

An Australian-owned, Auckland-based organisation has secured one of three contracts to provide home-based services for elderly people in the South.

Planned hotel 'architectural arrogance'

Planned hotel 'architectural arrogance'

Three brothers who own a collection of heritage buildings in Dunedin's warehouse precinct say the area risks being ''destroyed'' by plans for a waterfront hotel.

Vending machines before art

Vending machines before art

An art print in Dunedin Hospital has been ''obliterated'' by vending machines ''plonked'' either side, art advisory committee acting chairwoman Barbara Brinsley says.

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