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Cycling investment could draw tourists

Cycling investment could draw tourists

Dunedin could be missing out on millions of dollars each year because it is not doing enough to cater for cycling tourism, a cycling advocacy group says.

Juggling of DCC budget starts today with hearing

Juggling of DCC budget starts today with hearing

The Dunedin City Council will have to juggle tight budgets and pleas for extra spending - including calls for progress on an $18 million Mosgiel pool - when the latest budget meeting begins this week.

DCC may outsource water and waste

DCC may outsource water and waste

Proposals to outsource Dunedin City Council water and waste maintenance and operations are expected to be announced today, potentially affecting dozens of jobs.

Cull apologises; 'regrets' his Dalai Lama comments

Cull apologises; 'regrets' his Dalai Lama comments

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has apologised for his ''slight'' against the Dalai Lama, but will not explain an email exchange that may shed light on his decision to sidestep the spiritual leader's visit.

Legal high picket continues

Legal high picket continues

A former synthetic cannabis smoker turned picketing protester is campaigning to rid Mosgiel shops of the legal high.

Jinty offers to meet Dalai Lama

Jinty offers to meet Dalai Lama

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull may not be meeting the Dalai Lama next month, but one of his councillors said it would be a ''privilege'' if she could do so.

Mayor denies bowing to wishes of China over Dalai Lama's visit

Mayor denies bowing to wishes of China over Dalai Lama's visit

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull's decision to sidestep a speaking engagement with the Dalai Lama appears to be aimed at avoiding the ire of China, a University of Otago academic, Dr Nicholas Khoo, says.

Anger at plans for cellphone tower

Anger at plans for cellphone tower

A worked-up crowd of Brighton residents made it clear to 2degrees it will have a fight on its hands if it continues with plans to erect a cellphone tower in the community.

Video: Huge waves pound seawall

Video: Huge waves pound seawall

St Clair Beach was bombarded by monsters from the deep yesterday evening.

All Black boost not enough

All Black boost not enough

For 40 minutes at the Queenstown Recreation Ground on Saturday, it seemed Highlanders Andrew Hore and Tony Woodcock, playing for Maniototo, would finally know what it felt like to win this season.

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