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Film icon. Police and Serious Fraud Office brought into DCC investigation

The Dunedin City Council has called in the Police and notified the Serious Fraud Office in relation to an alleged $1.5M investigation. ›see story

Film icon. Police raise funds for Cure Kids

Today is Cure Kids' annual red nose day appeal. And people have been shaking the bucket around the country to fund-raise for the organisation. But Dunedin's men and women in blue took a different approach. ›see story

Film icon. Dunedin youth lead the charge to boost penguin population

An environmental programme is boosting Otago Peninsula's penguin population. The project is seeing hundreds of new plants added to a penguin nesting area. And Dunedin youth are leading the charge. ›see story

Film icon. Another ram raid burglary attempted

Another attempted ram raid burglary has occurred in the city. ›see story

Film icon. 'Magic Flute' performed in Dunedin for the first time since 1991

Mozart's 'Magic Flute' will be performed in Dunedin tonight, for the first time since 1991. The opera show is being put on by the University of Otago's Music Department. And despite it being only a snippet of the full show, cast members are ready to put their practise into work. ›see story

Film icon. Forsyth Barr Stadium becomes mini winter wonderland

Forsyth Barr Stadium may be nicknamed the glasshouse by many, but today it has been transformed into quite the opposite. ›see story

Page icon Holiday park sector optimistic

New research shows the winter blues are having less of an impact on the holiday park sector compared to last year. The Holiday Parks Business Confidence Monitor for July and August indicates 64% of campers are currently more optimistic than pessimistic. And while it is a decrease from June and July, it is 25% higher than the same period last year. ›read more

Page icon Otago ITM cup squad have a chance to win back the Ranfurly Shield

The Otago ITM cup squad will have another chance this weekend to bring the Ranfurly Shield back to Dunedin. The side won the log of wood last year for the first time in 56 years when they beat Waikato. However, they only held the shield for a short time, after losing to Hawkes Bay just nine days later. Tomorrow they'll play Counties Manakau in Pukekohe. ›read more

Film icon. Labour leader visits Dunedin to talk local issues

Election campaigning is in full swing. Labour leader David Cunliffe visited Dunedin today to announce policy targeting the area. And other political parties are ramping up their campaigns too. ›see story

Film icon. Wendy's construction site burgled

The construction site for a new Wendy's fast food restaurant in South Dunedin has been burgled. ›see story

Film icon. SDHB launches pilot recycling programme

The Southern District Health Board has launched a new pilot recycling programme. Several departments in Dunedin's public hospital will recycle PVC products after use as part of the initiative. And staff are embracing the move. ›see story

Film icon. No place like home for one choreographer

Those going to the Regent Theatre on Saturday night could be in for a celestial surprise. The Royal New Zealand Ballet will perform the last Allegro show of its nationwide tour. And for one choreographer, there's no place like home to finish off the tour. ›see story

Film icon. Otago rowers head to China

From first time rowers to competing in China in under a year, eight University of Otago students have come a long way. The students will fly to Xi'an in China tomorrow to row against a Chinese University. And after already beating their fellow squad in Dunedin waters earlier this year, the group is not looking to come home empty handed. ›see story

Page icon New cancer study published

New research shows Maori diagnosed with stomach cancer are 27% less likely to survive than non-Maori. A study just published by the Wellington branch of the University of Otago compared 172 Maori stomach cancer patients with 163 non-Maori patients. ›read more

Page icon Highest recorded visitor arrivals to New Zealand for July

The number of visitor arrivals to New Zealand for July was the highest ever recorded for that month. Figures released by Statistics New Zealand reveal the milestone, with more than 196,000 people visiting the country throughout last month. ›read more

Film icon. Sister-city relationship hugely important to Shanghai

Dunedin and Shanghai are marking 20 years since the beginning of our sister-city relationship. A delegation representing the Chinese city's Mayor's office is visiting as part of those celebrations. And they say the intercity relationship is hugely important to Shanghai. ›see story

Film icon. St Clair Esplanade repairs to be finished by the end of the week

Dunedin City Council staff report work to repair damage to the St Clair Esplanade will be finished by the end of the week. ›see story

Film icon. Mixed school choir hopes to bring back the gold from national competition

Some of Dunedin's best young voices are on a jet plane about to take on the rest of the nation. The Otago Boys and Otago Girls mixed choir left this morning to compete in the national 'Big Sing' competition in Auckland. And after a couple of silver medals in years past, one teacher is hoping to go one better. ›see story

Film icon. Hundreds attend primary school Ukulele Jam

More than five hundred children and their ukuleles strummed in tune this morning at Tahuna Intermediate. They were learning and performing as part of the Ukulele Jam for primary schools. And with the instrument growing in popularity, one teacher says it's clear to see a reason why. ›see story

Film icon. Your word on the St Clair Esplanande

Last week another sink-hole appeared at the St Clair Esplanade. It's the second sink-hole incident on the seawall in the past 15 months. And the Dunedin City Council has spent almost $700,000 on repairing it to date. So our Word on the Street team hit town to see if you're happy with how the council has handled the situation. ›see story

Page icon Lorde to perform in Dunedin

Kiwi singer Lorde has announced she will tour New Zealand, and Dunedin is one of the four venues she'll play. The double Grammy award winner will perform at the Dunedin Town Hall on the 29th of October, in what is the singer's first ever tour of this country. Lorde made headlines across the world with the success of her single 'Royals' and her album 'Pure Heroine'. ›read more