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New lease of life for BNZ building

New lease of life for BNZ building

A grand old dame of the Dunedin streetscape is being brought back to life by a Dunedin law firm.

UK recruit to head Otago Museum

UK recruit to head Otago Museum

The Otago Museum's new director is Dr Ian Griffin, a British-born professional astronomer, museum specialist and former Nasa head of public outreach.

Walk this way – Aerosmith to play stadium

Walk this way – Aerosmith to play stadium

A record crowd of up to 40,000 fans could pack Forsyth Barr Stadium when Aerosmith headlines a major rock event in Dunedin.

Outram cyclist 'should be dead'

Outram cyclist 'should be dead'

What is the first thing that goes through a cyclist's head when he is hit from behind by a car travelling at nearly 100kmh?

Botanic garden's $6 million plan

Botanic garden's $6 million plan

The Dunedin Botanic Garden has applied for resource consent to shift a major part of its operation to the other side of Lovelock Ave in what would be a $6 million project.

Hotel images but height balloon out

Hotel images but height balloon out

The man promoting a $100 million waterfront hotel in Dunedin has produced new images of what the 28-storey tower would look like, but ruled out using a tethered balloon to demonstrate its height.

'Quiet streets' key element of cycling proposal

'Quiet streets' key element of cycling proposal

South Dunedin streets could become low-speed quiet zones, as part of a $4.5 million plan to improve the area's cycling facilities.

Businessman targets 'arrogant' cyclists

Businessman targets 'arrogant' cyclists

A Wellington businessman who has declared "open season" on cyclists has outraged cycling advocates who say his comments are frightening and dangerous.

Wall repair expected to begin soon

Wall repair expected to begin soon

Work on repairing an old stone retaining wall that has been leaning out into the street for more than a year in Smith St, Dunedin, is expected to start within weeks.

Mother upset saleswoman sold son synthetic cannabis

Mother upset saleswoman sold son synthetic cannabis

A Mosgiel woman is angry after synthetic cannabis was sold to her 16-year-old son yesterday.

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