Mosgiel faces loss of community board

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - September 2, 2015 - 7:24pm
September 2, 2015

Mosgiel is set to lose its community board, if the city council has its way.

The Local Government Commission will decide whether to approve the council's plan in coming months.

And the prospect is worrying some local leaders.

News: CommunityLocal

Esco foundry closing

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - September 2, 2015 - 7:16pm
September 2, 2015

More than 30 people are set to lose their jobs at the end of the year when a local foundry closes.

News: Local

Concern raised over new occupational health and safety law

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - September 2, 2015 - 7:12pm
September 2, 2015

Local union members are calling for better workplace protection, in the wake of new legislation.

A new occupational health and safety law has just passed through parliament.

But some residents are concerned it doesn't go far enough.

News: Local

Police warn Calton Hill residents to be on guard

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - September 2, 2015 - 7:07pm
September 2, 2015

A spike in crime has police warning Calton Hill residents to be on guard.

In the latest incidents a mountain bike and a moped were stolen from the same suburban street at the weekend.

Police aren't sure if the thefts are related, but suspect someone's targeting the area.

News: Local

Local women help struggling school leavers find direction

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - September 2, 2015 - 7:04pm
September 2, 2015

A trio of local women are turning their attention to struggling school leavers, to help them find direction.

They say the world opens up once high school's finished, and that can be daunting.

And their efforts to help misguided youth are being supported by the community.

News: Local

Basketball courts packed for secondary schools tournament

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - September 2, 2015 - 6:59pm
September 2, 2015

Local basketball courts are jam-packed for a secondary schools tournament being hosted in the city.

Dozens of teams from around the South Island are competing, but local players are set to put up a good fight.

News: LocalSport

Your word on freedom camping

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - September 2, 2015 - 6:51pm
September 2, 2015

The city council's working on a new bylaw for freedom campers, following a controversial trial.

Proposed new rules are more restrictive, allowing freedom camping within controlled areas.

And with that in mind our word on the street team asked members of the public if they think freedom campers should be accommodated in the city.

News: Local

Nightly interview: Dr Nic Rawlence

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - September 2, 2015 - 6:47pm

Local researchers are delving into the history of hunted New Zealand sea birds.

Dr Nic Rawlence has carried out a genetic study, revealing prehistoric sanctuaries around the country.

News: Local

Temporary access ramp to be installed at St Clair

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - September 1, 2015 - 7:24pm
September 1, 2015

A temporary beach access ramp is about to be installed at St Clair.

The ramp is an essential part of surf lifesaving efforts over summer.

And it'll also provide beach access to contractors, for further remedial work on the eroded sand dunes.

News: Local

City councillors endorse changes to local body representation

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - September 1, 2015 - 7:18pm
September 1, 2015

City councillors are endorsing major changes to the way residents are represented by local government.

News: Local

Shortlisted flag designs met with mixed opinions

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - September 1, 2015 - 7:15pm
September 1, 2015

Locals have mixed opinions on the four flag designs shortlisted for public vote.

They've just been revealed in Parliament, ahead of two national referendums.

But not everyone's happy with the plan to change flags, or how much it's costing the government.

News: LocalNational

Otago Boys' High School prepares for national play-offs

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - September 1, 2015 - 7:05pm
September 1, 2015

Otago Boys' High School's First XV is preparing for the national playoffs.

The team beat Christchurch's St Bede's College to secure the South Island spot in the semi-finals.

And now players have their sights set on taking out the defending champions.

News: LocalNationalSport

Major rugby tournament kicks off in the city

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - August 31, 2015 - 7:18pm
August 31, 2015

A major national secondary schools rugby tournament is kicking off in the city.

Sixteen teams are vying for glory in the week-long event.

And there's potential for players to take their game to the next level.

News: LocalNationalSport

Two submissions received on plan to sell part of Logan Park

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - August 31, 2015 - 7:12pm
August 31, 2015

Only two submissions have been received on the city council's plan to sell part of Logan Park to Otago Polytechnic.

News: BusinessLocal

Children ride across the city in style

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - August 31, 2015 - 7:08pm
August 31, 2015

Plans are brewing for next year's milestone anniversary of Special Rigs for Special Kids.

The annual event proves to be an emotional, mind-blowing journey for many locals, as children ride across the city in style.

News: CommunityLocal

Spotlight shined on local heritage supporters

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - August 31, 2015 - 7:03pm
August 31, 2015

As the city's 150th birthday is celebrated, there's a spotlight on the various groups that support local heritage.

Hundreds of residents are involved in such groups, propping up prominent cultural institutions.

And they're looking for new members to join.

News: Local

South Island's best ice skaters show off their skills

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - August 31, 2015 - 6:58pm
August 31, 2015

Some of New Zealand's best ice skaters have been showing off their skills in Dunedin.

The city's just hosted the South Island figure skating championships, involving over a hundred competitors.

And with nationals only a month away, many turned their attention to qualifying.

News: LocalSport

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