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Film icon. Dunedin man shares horror parking experience

Watch this video! With widespread criticism of local parking fines, a Dunedin man has come forward to share his own bad experience. He's a regular user of the privately-operated carpark at Forsyth Barr Stadium. And he's got some advice for the public, to prevent further disgruntled customers. ›see story

Film icon. Government allocates funds for cycleway

More than half a million dollars is being given to the Dunedin City Council to develop cycleways. ›see story

Film icon. Drizzle makes little impact on dry conditions

With just one day left of the month, it's likely that this will be the second driest January in recorded history. While the city's been inundated with drizzle throughout the day, meteorologists say that's making little impact. And now there's questions arising about what February has in store. ›see story

Film icon. Local designers showcase Dunedin fashion

Dunedin fashion has long been celebrated for its edgy, unique attributes, and now that's forming a one-of-a-kind exhibition. Several local designers are involved in a showcase of Dunedin garments, soon to be launched in Auckland. It's a collaborative project that's set to expose southern style to a much wider audience. ›see story

Film icon. Otago's finest junior surfers get set to hit the waves

Dozens of Otago's finest junior surfers are set to hit the Dunedin waves this weekend, for an annual contest. And while stormy conditions often mean good ocean swell, weather may put a dampener on the competition. ›see story

Page icon Stoats weasel their way into Orokonui Ecosanctuary

Orokonui Ecosanctuary staff are closely scrutinising the facility's predator-proof fence, after two stoats made their way into the reserve. The stoat intrusions were discovered three weeks apart. Staff believe the fence is secure, but they've become more vigilant since the pests were caught. ›read more

Page icon Export values are up

Export values are up, led by a large increase in the amount and value of exported meat. In the last quarter, total exports were worth $12b. The value of meat exports was up 15%, and the quantity of exported meat also rose. That helped to counter a downturn in the dairy market. Milk powder, butter, and cheese exports were all down. ›read more

Film icon. Social housing issues coming to a head

Watch this video! Properties in Dunedin are likely to be sold as part of a newly-announced government state house sell-off. That's prompted criticism from Dunedin South MP Clare Curran, who's slammed the move as short-sighted. And it seems other issues around social housing may be coming to a head. ›see story

Film icon. University of Otago staff receive promotions

Dozens of University of Otago staff have received promotions, resulting in 15 new professors and 39 new associate professors. ›see story

Film icon. Basketball Otago fundraising campaign not looking good

The end is in sight for a fundraising campaign to save Basketball Otago, and it's not looking good. There's just two weeks left, in which tens of thousands of dollars has to be raised. And that's prompted a plea from the group called ''Keep Basketball in Otago'', which is urging the public to help before it's too late. ›see story

Film icon. Exorbitant fines puts national parking firm under scrutiny

A national parking firm is coming under increased local scrutiny, for what some residents say are exorbitant penalty fines. ›see story

Film icon. Major milestone in sight for local rugby player

A major milestone is in sight for a local rugby player, gearing up for this year's Super Rugby season. The Highlander and his fellow players are hard at work, ensuring they make the most of their remaining pre-season games. And time is of the essence, with the international tournament just around the corner. ›see story

Film icon. Outram goes without water

The small township of Outram has been without water for most of the day, while a new water main has been connected to the existing network. ›see story

Page icon Gigatown business competition extended

The deadline for entries in a gigatown-related competition has been extended. Chorus is offering $200,000 to a winning business start-up. It's to encourage new business which fits in with Dunedin's gigatown win and associated ultra-fast broadband. Initially the deadline was the 30th of January. But that's now been extended until the 29th of May. ›read more

Page icon Reports of thefts from cars are mounting

Local thieves are having a field day with unlocked cars around the city. Police continue to warn residents about securing vehicles and property, but reports of theft are mounting. In the last few days there have been at least four reported incidents of theft from cars. $60 was taken from a wallet inside a car on Grandview Crescent in Opoho. ›read more

Film icon. Otago Polytechnic redevelopment's first phase almost finished

Watch this video! The first stage of a major Otago Polytechnic redevelopment is almost finished. The bottom storey of the organisation's large H block is being fully renovated. And attention will soon turn to work on a different part of the campus. ›see story

Film icon. DCC considers consent for tourist show farm

Resource consent for a tourist show farm and accommodation in Wakari is being considered by the Dunedin City Council. ›see story

Film icon. Local entrepreneurs backed by internet crowdfunding campaign

Hundreds of internet investors are backing the business plan of two local entrepreneurs. Their software idea is being brought to fruition through a successful internet crowdfunding campaign. It means big business for the pair, whose monetary expectations have been far exceeded. ›see story

Film icon. Dunedin writer selected for a global literature project

A Dunedin writer is the only New Zealander involved in a global literature project. He's about to film a short tour of Dunedin as part of the international Digital Writers Festival. And it's the first project to directly result from Dunedin's status as a UNESCO Creative City of Literature. ›see story

Film icon. Otago Cricket asked to improve floodlight plans

Otago Cricket is being asked to improve its plan for floodlights at the University Oval. The proposed new infrastructure has been met with support from the Dunedin City Council as part of long term plan discussions. But the multi-million dollar price tag is proving too substantial, and councillors want more information. ›see story

Film icon. Toitu Otago Settlers Museum has special window installed

A replica historic stained glass window has been installed at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum. ›see story