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Tour operators say cruise-ship business lost

Tour operators say cruise-ship business lost

Some smaller Dunedin tour and shuttle operators say a new booking system for cruise-ship passengers is putting them out of business.

Cruise passengers bemoan shuttle costs

Cruise passengers bemoan shuttle costs

Cruise ship passengers avoiding what they say are overpriced shuttles to Dunedin city visited Port Chalmers instead yesterday, despite suggestions from cruise ship staff to bypass the town.

Pacifists also deserving of recognition

Pacifists also deserving of recognition

World War 1 centenary celebrations start in 2014. A Dunedin-based group is determined pacifist Archibald Baxter and other conscientious objectors are not forgotten. Eileen Goodwin spoke to those involved.

'Sober drivers' face $10,000 fines

'Sober drivers' face $10,000 fines

Dunedin 'sober drivers' face fines of $10,000 as police lose patience with the unlicenced service organised through Facebook.

Inspections identify recycling mistakes

Inspections identify recycling mistakes

While going through other people's rubbish might not be the ideal job for many people, it seems it is a necessary one.

Freeze on grants urged

Freeze on grants urged

Leaked documents confirm the earlier involvement of southern racing clubs in what has become a major multi-agency investigation involving alleged pokie money-go-rounds.

Council rejects bar's bid

Council rejects bar's bid

The first Dunedin bar to apply for a special licence to open beyond new national default trading hours has failed in its bid.

Single-direction cycle lanes favoured

Single-direction cycle lanes favoured

The vast majority of the 2000 submissions on Dunedin's State Highway 1 separated cycle-lane proposal favour a one-direction lane on both one-way streets.

Councillor wary of rental property 'Wof' testing

Councillor wary of rental property 'Wof' testing

It is good that a tool to assess whether rental properties will pass or fail a housing warrant of fitness will be tested to expose its flaws, but she will not be volunteering to take part, rental-property owner and Dunedin city councillor Hilary Calvert says.

Outrage over botched Dunedin diamond delivery

Outrage over botched Dunedin diamond delivery

An Auckland businessman is fuming after a $16,000 package of jewellery was delivered to the wrong Dunedin address.

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