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Airport approach to be enhanced

Airport approach to be enhanced

The approach to Dunedin International Airport is about to become prettier, with new landscaping on Miller Rd.

Home thoughts - an election issue

Home thoughts - an election issue

Housing has emerged as the largest issue to date in the election, which is still five months away. Housing Minister Nick Smith was in Christchurch this week with further announcements for the earthquake-damaged city. Business editor Dene Mackenzie reviews the announcements so far.

'Totally worth it' as shops flout law

'Totally worth it' as shops flout law

If inspectors from the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment were in Wanaka yesterday, almost every retailer in the resort will face fines for breaching Easter trading laws.

Hotel project 'terminated'

Hotel project 'terminated'

Plans for a $100 million waterfront hotel in Dunedin have been scrapped and the developers' partnership with the Dunedin City Council has descended into acrimony.

Rules to be relaxed for mobile traders

Rules to be relaxed for mobile traders

Restrictions on mobile trading in Dunedin are to be relaxed, although the council has warned it will be looking for mobile traders to pay their fair share of trading costs, as fixed businesses do.

Cunliffe attacks Dunedin 'vendetta'

Cunliffe attacks Dunedin 'vendetta'

The Government had a vendetta against Dunedin, Labour Party leader David Cunliffe said in an interview in the city yesterday.

Upgrade hit by shortfall

Upgrade hit by shortfall

An upgrade of the main pedestrian thoroughfare linking the chief post office hotel development and central Dunedin might be on hold after the budget could not be stretched far enough.

Wherefores of council decisions should be public

Wherefores of council decisions should be public

Secret democracy is an oxymoron according to Hilary Calvert, a Dunedin city councillor.

Supermarket lotto ban 'a bit nanny state'

Supermarket lotto ban 'a bit nanny state'

A Labour Party proposal to remove the sale of Lotto tickets from supermarket checkouts has been described by the Prime Minister as "a bit nanny state".

Police warning after drivers come to grief in wet

Police warning after drivers come to grief in wet

Police have issued a warning after Dunedin drivers came to grief on wet roads at the weekend.

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