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Two opponents of the closure to traffic on the roadway outside the Dunedin Railway Station are considering appealing the decision.
The news Dunedin is set for another major construction project close to the time of the $1.4 billion Dunedin Hospital build could mean issues in a city already facing shortages of skilled labour.
Consultation on what are bound to be major and contentious changes to the state highways that run through central Dunedin is expected to start in the next few months.
A major property deal essential for the new $1.4 billion Dunedin Hospital may be close to completion.
Residents of a Wakari street are opposing a plan to fell a 90-year-old tree they say is an important part of the aesthetic make-up of the neighbourhood.
Otago lock Joe Latta and the Ranfurly Shield are swamped by pupils from Big Rock Primary School in Brighton yesterday.
Dunedin author Laurence Fearnley has won what she describes as a morale-boosting award that further proves the abilities of the city's writers.
A report on the future of Anglican ownership of Dunedin's Selwyn College should be completed by the end of the year.
The case of Chewie, the lovable border terrier cross apparently abandoned at a motorway rest area near Dunedin, has the SPCA puzzled and concerned.
The slippery question of what lurks in the depths of a very deep Scottish loch has finally been revealed - the Loch Ness Monster is at best a very big eel.
A University of Otago scientist has tonight announced the findings of his investigation into the existence of the fabled Loch Ness Monster.
A Dunedin writer and a former University of Otago academic involved in research on the Peter Ellis creche sex case say a Supreme Court appeal needs to go ahead, despite Mr Ellis' death yesterday.
The man at the centre of the Christchurch creche sex case, Peter Ellis, has died while fighting to declare his innocence.
Firefighters this afternoon extinguished a small blaze by Taieri Mouth Rd, about 4km south of Brighton.
Labourer Sam Russell works on large sand bags that will help shore up Middle Beach against erosion for the next few months.
Fluoride is considered both safe and effective in New Zealand, but the health community needs to monitor new studies and not get stuck in scientific dogma, a specialist in the area says.
Dunedin is set for more major construction after ACC yesterday confirmed it was still planning a new building for the 500 staff it wants to have in the city.
A large anti-fluoride billboard outside Dunedin Airport lasted just a couple of days before workers were instructed to tear it down.
Dunedin's unemployment rate remains persistently above the national average, but there are hopes major building projects like the new Dunedin Hospital may help bring it down.