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Ardern described as 'pretty little thing'

Ardern described as 'pretty little thing'

Rugby league great Graham Lowe has alarmed Jacinda Ardern after describing her as "a pretty little thing" when asked if she would make a good Prime Minister.

Harbourside development adds vibrancy

Harbourside development adds vibrancy

Dunedin is a small city with great unrealised potential, writes Angus Mackay.

Cull to push for more city hotels

Cull to push for more city hotels

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says the Dunedin City Council will soon begin a major push to attract hotel development to the city.

Thousands turn up to rally against TPP

Thousands turn up to rally against TPP

Thousands of people have turned up to protest against the Trans-Pacific Partnership in Dunedin and across the country today

Disappearing dunes 'an immediate problem'

Disappearing dunes 'an immediate problem'

Dunes along Dunedin's Ocean Beach have receded nearly 9m in the past four weeks and will continue to disappear unless immediate action is taken, a St Clair resident told the Dunedin City Council yesterday.

40 possible designs for new flag released

40 possible designs for new flag released

The group running the flag referendum has just released a set of 40 flag designs from which the final four will most likely be chosen for the vote in November.

Kicked out of the US: 33 hours of hell

Kicked out of the US: 33 hours of hell

Jail time courtesy of United States Homeland Security was not on Otago Daily Times columnist Lisa Scott's radar as she journeyed to the Home of the Free. Regular readers of her column in The Weekend Mix, ''Tales from the Powder Room'', know of the difficulties Lisa and her partner, the economist, have encountered securing a visa for his sabbatical in the US. Well, those inconveniences were nothing compared with the reality of US border security. From the safety of a plane home, Lisa recounts the full story.

Times just get tougher for dairy industry

Times just get tougher for dairy industry

''If it continues into next year, ... it's going to be ugly for a lot of people. There will be casualties eventually.''

City to plug into car charging?

City to plug into car charging?

Dunedin residents may be able to plug in their cars and charge them just as easily as they would a mobile phone if a study being discussed by the Otago Chamber of Commerce and Dunedin City Council goes ahead.

Call to register mobility scooters

Call to register mobility scooters

A police officer has called for mobility scooters to be fitted with registration plates as tension grows between their drivers and pedestrians in Mosgiel.

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