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Care urged on roads after wintry blast

Care urged on roads after wintry blast

Southern motorists are being urged to take care on the roads overnight and tomorrow morning as black ice is expected in many areas following the weekend's wintry blast.

Praise for garden's 'striking' new facility

Praise for garden's 'striking' new facility

The biggest investment in the Dunedin Botanic Garden's history can simulate arid deserts, tropical forests and sub-antarctic islands on the slopes of Signal Hill.

Brewers push the envelope as market grows

Brewers push the envelope as market grows

Brewers are ''pushing the envelope'' of beer creations to get a slice of a competitive market, but do not expect a stag semen brew anytime soon, Emerson's head brewer says.

Lecture theatre mural 'impressive'

Lecture theatre mural 'impressive'

The University of Otago's first mural on campus went through several ''tweaks'' before being approved, but is now looking ''pretty impressive'', the director of Maori development says.

Prison becoming 'must-see' attraction

Prison becoming 'must-see' attraction

Tourists could end up going to jail to eat, explore, and perhaps even sleep, once planned construction work on Dunedin's historic prison is completed.

King's prepares for ministry meeting

King's prepares for ministry meeting

As the Ministry of Education's deadline for statutory intervention approaches, King's High School is preparing to meet ministry representatives to find a way forward.

Racing: Matt Smith's two minute tips

Racing: Matt Smith's two minute tips

ODT racing writer Matt Smith previews the weekend's racing action.

Waimate fire: Sisters speak of horrifying ordeal

Waimate fire: Sisters speak of horrifying ordeal

The three sisters who escaped a house fire that killed their parents and younger brother yesterday have spoken of their horrifying ordeal for the first time.

Submitters have say on Jetty St plan

Submitters have say on Jetty St plan

Tart up the warehouse precinct's ugly duckling and watch the rest of it come to life, submitters told a Dunedin City Council hearing about the proposed Jetty St pedestrian zone yesterday.

Family members killed in Waimate fire named

Family members killed in Waimate fire named

Three sisters orphaned after a horror house fire in South Canterbury this morning are "very scared" and mourning the loss of their parents and younger brother.

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