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Hardly a whisper of Kiwi soldiers

Hardly a whisper of Kiwi soldiers

You might think a large, beautifully produced book on the wartime experiences of Australians and New Zealanders would hold a lot of interest for New Zealand readers. Sadly, in this case, you would be wrong.

Virus forces SPCA to quarantine cats

Virus forces SPCA to quarantine cats

The Otago SPCA's cat adoption centre has been closed and put under strict quarantine conditions after about 40 cats came into contact with a highly contagious and deadly virus.

Video: Drone flight over Railway Station

Video: Drone flight over Railway Station

Here's a view of the Dunedin Railway Station that you don't see every day, courtesy of Aaron McGrouther and his drone-mounted camera.

 

Reclamation for cycleway

Reclamation for cycleway

A chunk of Otago Harbour will be reclaimed, and Dunedin's railway line shunted sideways, when the next stage of a walking and cycling pathway to Port Chalmers is built.

Three-level car park planned behind redeveloped CPO

Three-level car park planned behind redeveloped CPO

Earthworks for a three-level car park to be built behind the former chief post office in Dunedin are expected to start within a month.

'Carping Kiwis' unhappiest migrants in Australia

'Carping Kiwis' unhappiest migrants in Australia

New Zealanders living across the Tasman have been labelled "South Sea Poms" and "carping Kiwis" after a survey showed they are Australia's unhappiest migrants.

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.

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