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Dunedin Television | Interview

Film icon. Nightly interview: Robert Patman

There's mounting controversy about an international trade agreement involving New Zealand. The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is being negotiated at present, amidst widespread public opposition. And Professor Robert Patman, of the University of Otago, joins us to discuss its potential impact on New Zealand's international relations. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Steve McNulty

The city's top tourism personality award has just gone to Steve McNulty, of Classic Jaguar Limousines. He owns and operates the business with his wife, and he joins us to talk about the local tourism industry. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Stefan Meyer

The government needs to change its focus in protecting native sea lions. That's the message from local academics, following the New Zealand sea lion's new-found status as an endangered animal. And Stefan Meyer, from the University of Otago's zoology department, joins us to explain. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Cle-Anne Gabriel

The manner in which electricity is consumed throughout the city is currently being studied by the University of Otago. Cle-Anne Gabriel has been tasked with assessing the efficiency of Dunedin's energy use. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Veronica Stevenson

The producer of a local short film is urging other Dunedin residents to explore their creative potential. Veronica Stevenson has produced a short documentary through the national Loading Docs initiative. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Dr Carol Atmore

A local doctor is the new chairperson of the South Island Strategic Planning and Integration Team. General practitioner Dr Carol Atmore, of the Mornington Health Centre, replaces former chair David Tulloch. And she joins us to discuss the role and what she hopes to achieve. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Anne Stevens

A local taskforce is being established to lobby the government about its indecision over the historic Dunedin courthouse. The facility's closed indefinitely, while the Ministry of Justice considers whether to spend millions on necessary earthquake strengthening. Dunedin barrister Anne Stevens is leading the call for the courthouse to re-open, and she joins us to discuss the campaign. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Richard Roberts

There's change ahead in the local airline sector, with new regional flights on the horizon. That comes as Dunedin International Airport is re-branded. And chief executive Richard Roberts is here to talk about the changes, and the challenges ahead. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Neville Jemmett

Plans to return cable cars to High Street are gathering speed. The Dunedin Heritage Light Rail Trust is bringing enthusiasts together and launching a fundraising campaign. Spokesman Neville Jemmett is here to talk about the project. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Robert Scott

The members of one of Dunedin's most successful bands are in line to receive another major award. The Clean is nominated for the 1981 Silver Scroll Award that was never presented. And band member Robert Scott joins us to discuss the late-coming recognition. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Dr Craig Grant

A new position's been created at Otago Museum, and a local academic appointed to the role. Dr Craig Grant is the museum's new director of science engagement. And he joins us to explain the job and what he hopes to achieve. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Virginia Driver

The people behind a local charity are calling for help, to assist the city's most vulnerable residents. It's an especially critical time of year for the Dunedin Curtain Bank. And chairwoman Virginia Driver joins us to explain why. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Dave Brown

The Dunedin Night Shelter Trust's fundraising campaign to purchase its premises has been going for over a year. It's raised more than $300,000 - over half the amount needed. Trust chairman Dave Brown joins us, to discuss the campaign and demand for services. ›see story