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Dunedin well-placed for digital industry

Dunedin is ideal for growing a creative digital industry. The city's emerging game development and digital businesses, thriving start-up ecosystem, strong Maori partnerships, global linkages,...

Friends enjoy some ‘active relaxation’

Recently I had a rare treat - a day out with my mother and her friends after they came to Dunedin from around the country...

Laying down the challenge

Northerners are going to say I'm greedy, but I'm going to make the call anyway. We need to bring Te Matatini, the national kapa haka...

Fast fitness at Fairfield

I've always been an early riser but not an early exerciser. Recently, I had the opportunity to connect with a community fitness group, who get...

A day to reflect on race relations

For some readers, February 6 will just be a day off work, spent shopping, at the beach or in the garden. Like other public holidays,...

Dog owners responsible for on-beach behaviour

As more people, dogs and wildlife visit Dunedin beaches this summer, dog owners should know what to do to ensure everyone stays safe. Despite not...

Looking forward to a ‘totes tops 2019’

Working New Year's Eve is usually a given in the police, so you may as well be at a blue-chip destination to invoke the...

And the police column ‘Emmy Award’ goes to…

Today I clicked into my Microsoft Word folder, imaginatively entitled "columns", to tap out my latest take on police life, and discovered it was...

Curbing party-wired teenagers

I may be mid-40s but I'm still getting invites to lots of parties – 16ths, 18ths, 21sts, flat-warmings – often I turn up with...

Amazing age-defying effects of alcohol

Recently, while on beat in town, I made a discovery of truly scientific significance. The breakthrough was made while arguing with a drunk man who'd...
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