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The Dunedin City Council says work has begun to fix the problematic Market/Tedder Sts intersection in South Dunedin. Photo by Peter McIntosh. Work to fix a problematic South Dunedin intersection is finally under way after a string of high-profile crashes.
Bill English. Prime Minister Bill English says the cost of land in central Dunedin will be a ''critical factor'' in whether Dunedin Hospital stays in the CBD.
Dunedin e-cigarette store Vapourium account manager Cody Peneamene (left) and operations manager Joseph Rennie exhale vapour from their e-cigarettes. Photo by Linda Robertson. A University of Otago researcher is worried a law change could result in children being attracted to ''vaping''.
It is your worst nightmare - standing in the dock accused of a crime you did not commit, labelled a sex offender.
In this week's Art Seen, Laura Elliot looks at exhibitions by John Parker, Tania Jack and Ro Bradshaw.
Rory McIlwrick. Expect birthday cheers to ring out around Forbury Park if local horsemen Rory McIlwrick and Martin Denton can score wins tonight.
Phil Williamson. Johnny Cash singing I've Been Everywhere would make an appropriate song for Oamaru trainer Phil Williamson to blast through his truck speakers this weekend.
Anaru Kitchen Anaru Kitchen joined some illustrious company yesterday.
2903171222.jpg Photo: John Casewell Pictured above: Southern produced a powerful effort up front to beat Zingari-Richmond 37-19 at Bathgate Park today.
mt_everest.jpg Mountaineers have removed more than 16 tonnes of rubbish from Everest in the past, but there are no estimates of how much still litters the world's highest peak.. Photo: ODT files Nepal is urging climbers on Mt Everest, the world's highest peak, to help remove rubbish from a camp abandoned two years ago after an earthquake triggered avalanches killing 18 people, as officials prepare to handle a rush of climbers.
Protesters want to save the grove of olive trees in the village of Melendugno, southern Italy. Photo: Reuters Italian police broke up a protest by environmentalists trying to prevent the removal of a grove of olive trees dating back centuries standing in the way of a multibillion-dollar pipeline to bring Asian gas to Europe.
c8ddy6fvuaa2np41_620x310.jpg The Coastguard pulled two kayakers and a police officer from the water. Photo: Twitter A police officer bravely jumped from a helicopter into the sea to help rescue two kayakers who found themselves in trouble after their vessel capsized.
Photo: Linda Robertson Two cars have been significantly damaged in a three-car crash on Vogel St in Dunedin.
japan_killed_more_than_13_000_whales_under_alleged_56f599d76a.jpg Whales were recorded for six months. Photo: Getty Images The sounds of whales and dolphins rarely seen in New Zealand waters have been recorded by a Niwa scientist in a pioneering underwater sound project.
betterbunkpic_620x310.jpg A bunk bed advertised for $160 per week. Photo: supplied The soaring popularity of Queenstown as a working holiday destination and the rise of Airbnb has led to people moving into some unconventional and often very crowded accommodation.
Kicking through the wrong end of an egg is a tiring entry into the world for a kiwi and could have cost a Coromandel chick its life.
In a video blog, Max gives a behind-the-scenes account of his dad John Key's last day in Parliament and filmed in a restricted area. Screengrab: YouTube Max Key's campaign to be Prime Minister is off to a shaky start - Parliament's Speaker is making enquiries after the DJ filmed inside Parliament, including in a security clearance area.
leading_the_way_in_the_alexandra_climate_change_ma_5658f0bdc7.jpg Leading the way in a climate change march in Alexandra in November 2015 are Brian Turner, of Oturehua, (left) and Michael Harlow, of Alexandra. Photo by Lynda van Kempen More New Zealanders believe climate change is real and that humans are driving it.
The government has confirmed the sale of nicotine e-cigarettes will be legalised in New Zealand. Photo Getty The sale of nicotine e-cigarettes will be legalised in New Zealand, the Government has confirmed.
Police have confirmed the name of the man who was killed in a helicopter crash near Reefton on Monday.