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Man attacked by St Patrick's revellers

Man attacked by St Patrick's revellers

A Dunedin man says he had his shirt ripped, glasses pulled off his face and his car's wing mirror yanked off after he confronted drunken St Patrick's Day revellers who were urinating on his property.

Council will not welsh on deal

Council will not welsh on deal

The Dunedin City Council will not be seeking repayment of the $400,000 debt it wrote off to save the Otago Rugby Football Union even though it was now back in the black.

Profit pleases ORFU

Profit pleases ORFU

The Otago Rugby Football Union has recorded a $406,800 profit, just over two years after it faced going out of business because of debts of more than $2 million.

Owner 'sore' about order to axe 270,000 trees

Owner 'sore' about order to axe 270,000 trees

A Twizel businessman says he has had enough of investing in Dunedin after learning the hard way about complying with local planning rules.

NZ flag vote after election

NZ flag vote after election

New Zealanders will vote on whether New Zealand gets a new flag during the next Parliamentary term, Prime Minister John Key announced this morning.

Supporters happy but others not convinced

Supporters happy but others not convinced

Supporters of Dunedin's proposed waterfront hotel are celebrating news of a deal to progress the controversial project.

Agreement signed over waterfront hotel

Agreement signed over waterfront hotel

Plans for a $100 million waterfront hotel have taken a step forward with the Dunedin City Council and developers signing a memorandum of understanding, it has been announced this morning.

Legalised theft: Eckhoff

Legalised theft: Eckhoff

The idea that the Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society can, through the Environment Court, halt agricultural work on privately owned land rankles with retired Roxburgh farmer and Otago regional councillor Gerry Eckhoff.

Dog victim's anger over new attack

Dog victim's anger over new attack

A teenager savaged by a dog 11 years ago has spoken out about the frightening attack in Murupara, telling the 7-year-old Japanese victim to "just hold on".

Council F&P deal slammed

Council F&P deal slammed

Dunedin technology companies are angry the Dunedin City Council was prepared to spend $2.3 million to help an outside company create 65 extra jobs when the local companies are being neglected.

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