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ORFU to be put into liquidation

ORFU to be put into liquidation

The Otago Rugby Football Union will go into liquidation on Friday.

Drunken mayhem on Dunedin streets

Drunken mayhem on Dunedin streets

Drunken mayhem - including fighting and the lighting of fires - blighted the central city and north Dunedin as Orientation Week wound up last night, police say.

Farry defends costs; Butler hails review

Farry defends costs; Butler hails review

Carisbrook Stadium Trust chairman Malcolm Farry - the man who promised the Forsyth Barr Stadium would be built "on time and on budget" - insists he has delivered.

Multimillion dollar uncertainty over final stadium cost

Multimillion dollar uncertainty over final stadium cost The Dunedin City Council today admitted it still had questions about the final cost of the stadium, and would fund a $55,000 independent review of the issue.

'Profit before people' in Dunedin broadband rollout

'Profit before people' in Dunedin broadband rollout

Telecommunications utility company Chorus, and the Government, have been accused of putting profit before people as they begin the roll-out of ultrafast broadband (UFB) in Dunedin.

Engineer says let erosion take South Dunedin

Engineer says let erosion take South Dunedin

Allowing coastal erosion to reclaim Kettle Park should be the start of a wider retreat from South Dunedin, a Dunedin City Council hearings committee has heard.

Rugby: NZRU meeting may affect Otago

Rugby: NZRU meeting may affect Otago

A meeting of the New Zealand Rugby Union board tomorrow may play a hand in the future of the Otago union.

Pipe band competition in Octagon for last time

Pipe band competition in Octagon for last time Pressure from retailers means this weekend's mass pipe bands contest will be the last to be held in central Dunedin.

ORFU is teetering but no bail-out

ORFU is teetering but no bail-out

The Otago Rugby Football Union is set to post a loss of "several hundred thousand dollars" and admits it cannot pay creditors.

Farmers market fails to attract support

Farmers market fails to attract support

A lack of shoppers and a drop in vendors has resulted in the South Dunedin Farmers market being shut down permanently.

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