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Warm weather unofficially extends freedom camping season

Dunedin's warm autumn and the resulting sustained numbers of travellers, meant an unofficial extension to the 2018-19 freedom camping season. Dunedin City Council Parks and...

Fears plan will hit tenants

The Otago Art Society fears a proposed plan to make the Dunedin Railway Station a pedestrian precinct will adversely affect its operation and those...

Dumping? Rubbish!

A Dunedin pensioner is upset a local business accused him of dumping rubbish on its property. Aurora Energy says loose rubbish near substation can cause...

Can collection coming soon

Presbyterian Support Otago's Octacan collection, now in its 11th year, is a key event to help keep its food bank well-stocked. This year's collection will...

Construction outlook ‘healthy’

The outlook for the commercial construction sector in Dunedin looks "healthy" as more consents spur a "steady pipeline of work". The latest Infometrics quarterly economic...

Midwinter Carnival to celebrate the Antarctic

Schools of fish will dart among fantastic undersea creatures – from jellyfish to whales – in this month's Dunedin Midwinter Carnival. The much anticipated annual...

Landers lend a hand

Highlanders Teihorangi Walden and Rob Thompson teamed up with primary school children to celebrate te reo Maori as part of the Little Landers Literature...

Work at Port Chalmers begins soon

Port Otago will embark on a major six-month project to remove 45,000cum of excess dirt and rock from Flagstaff Hill, Port Chalmers, from Monday. Port...

City’s population rises 2.7% in year

More people are choosing to make Dunedin home, recent data has revealed. Dunedin's population grew 2.7% in the year to March, data released by Infometrics...

Open home crowd numbers ‘crazy’

"Horrifying" house prices and a "ridiculously" small number of properties for sale is making Dunedin "a seller's market". The latest Infometrics quarterly economic monitor, to...

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