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Benefit cuts here to stay, author tells forum

Benefit cuts here to stay, author tells forum

Public opposition to increasing benefit levels means no political party is likely to reverse the cuts that did most to contribute to income inequality, Max Rashbrooke, the editor of a book on the subject, says.

Delta thwarted proper scrutiny, breached Acts

Delta thwarted proper scrutiny, breached Acts

The Dunedin City Council must share the blame for multimillion-dollar losses incurred by Delta from its failed property investments at Jacks Point and Luggate, Mayor Dave Cull says.

City benefits in an instant

City benefits in an instant

Cerebos Gregg's has confirmed it will pump $10 million into expanding its Dunedin-based coffee factory and close its East Tamaki, Auckland, manufacturing plant at the end of this year. 

Anadarko ship farewelled by message

Anadarko ship farewelled by message

Three anti-oil protesters who scaled the Dunedin Railway Station yesterday morning and unfurled a banner were later given a pre-charge warning by police.

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.

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