Dunedin is poorer than New Zealand's other major centres and
its labour force is shrinking, census data released yesterday
Separating the arguments from the red herrings is proving
as difficult as separating trucks and bicycles in Dunedin's
cycle lanes debate. Shane Gilchrist navigates a few
The board overseeing Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium has
launched a management review amid high-profile defections and
concerns the entertainment cupboard for this summer is ''a
little bit bare''.
A major international investor is eyeing Dunedin with plans
that could pump ''tens of millions of dollars'' into the
city's economy, the Otago Chamber of Commerce says.
The man running Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium has been
granted an early release from his contract, and will follow
in the footsteps of another manager who has already departed,
it has been confirmed.
Anadarko looks set to be greeted by a protest flotilla when
the Texas-based oil giant starts drilling a test well in deep
water off the Otago coast early next year.
Over 1000 people turned up at one of Auckland's famous west
coast beaches to protest against deep sea oil drilling in New
Zealand waters today.
Otago captain Paul Grant is off to France and has fired a
shot at the Highlanders on his departure.
The Otago Regional Council will consider funding a World War
1 commemorative walking and cycling bridge over the Water of
Leith, at a possible cost of between $1 million and $2.5
A pretend pirate and his three mates had their trip down the
Clutha River cut short on Monday after they were each issued
with $300 offence notices for not wearing life jackets.
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