Editorial

Flush with success?

Flush with success?

It is perhaps not a desirable image, suitable for the sort of glossy brochures and adrenaline-pumped screen footage we use to promote Godzone, but there can be no doubt: tourists and toilets go hand in hand.

English steers middle course

English steers middle course

Bill English tweaks this and that and has delivered another steady-as-she-goes Budget.

Shooting in a smaller league

Shooting in a smaller league

Netball New Zealand is putting on a brave front following the Australian body's decision to sever ties with its transtasman rival and form its own league after this year.

Otago sport's golden year

Otago sport's golden year

As Otago and Dunedin's share of New Zealand's wealth and population slips, so, too, by rights should Otago's prominence in sport.

Exercising responsibility

Exercising responsibility

With increased rights comes responsibility. This was the salutary warning last week from Dunedin City councillor Neville Peat as the hearings committee he was chairing recommended the council backtrack on some of its more hardline proposed dog control bylaws.

Price of progress, or complacency?

Price of progress, or complacency?

How on earth did we get to this stage?

Central as a cycling mecca

Central as a cycling mecca

All trails lead to Central Otago.

Churches in modern times

Churches in modern times

These are difficult times for mainstream Christian churches.

Alarming fire negligence

Alarming fire negligence

The Fire Service has long campaigned over the need for smoke alarms, but some home occupants continue to ignore the warning.

Community support is vital

Community support is vital

Relying on volunteers to boost services has a long tradition in New Zealand.

Place for animal research

Place for animal research

There are, and always will be, those implacably opposed to medical and scientific research on animals.

Heart bigger than George St

Heart bigger than George St

A promising addition to Dunedin's revival was announced last week - the Heart of Dunedin group.

Driving after-parties underground

Driving after-parties underground

The cancellation of secondary school ball after-parties is occurring around the country, including in Dunedin.

New standards by London mayor

New standards by London mayor

The recent election of Sadiq Khan as the Mayor of London has been widely celebrated both in the city and throughout Britain.

Adapt, collaborate, or die?

Adapt, collaborate, or die?

The significance of the proposed merger of two rival New Zealand media giants cannot be underestimated. Australian parent companies Fairfax Media and APN are talking about whether to merge the New Zealand arms of their businesses - NZME and Fairfax NZ - into a major listed media company.

NZ's reputation at stake

NZ's reputation at stake

Prime Minister John Key is moving to protect the international reputation of New Zealand as a place to do business, with the release of the Panama Papers forcing his hand.

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