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Harbour car plunge 'could've gone the other way'  Otago Daily Times

A man who drove a car into Otago Harbour swam away then evaded rescuers before being found in a hypothermic state more than an hour later, police say.

Allbell Chambers boutique hotel gets go-ahead from council  Otago Daily Times

A 24-room hotel planned for a heritage listed building in Stuart St near the Octagon has been given the go-ahead. The Dunedin City Council has granted ...

Man jailed for indecent act in library  Otago Daily Times

A man caught masturbating in the ''Teen Space'' of the Dunedin Library was on bail on a charge of rape at the time, a court has heard. The 38-year-old cannot be ...

Students approached by religious group  Otago Daily Times

The University of Otago is encouraging students to come forward and report any inappropriate behaviour, on or off campus, after reports a religious group ...

Accepting wrong 'beyond intelligence' of sex-offender  Otago Daily Times

A Dunedin sex offender may join another local predator in a special residence for the most high-risk criminals. Robert John McCorkindale (65) has been under ...

GPs 'reluctant' to refer for colonoscopies  Otago Daily Times

Doctors are reluctant to refer potential bowel cancer patients to the trouble-plagued Dunedin Hospital gastroenterology department in fear a colonoscopy ...

Rattling the Chains: Carmen Houlahan & Jim O'Malley  Otago Daily Times

Ian Telfer speaks with Dunedin Mayoral candidates Carmen Houlahan and Jim O'Malley in Episode 2 of Rattling the Chains by Otago Access Radio.

 20 Aug 2019 
Shopper collapses after clash over supermarket trolley in Dunedin  Stuff.co.nz

She has taken a supermarket trolley home almost every day for six years, but a clash with its co-owner caused her to collapse.

 20 Aug 2019 
Fresh feel for National Poetry Day in Dunedin  Voxy

Expect a *fresh* new approach to National Poetry Day in Dunedin on Friday. Dunedin Public Libraries Events Coordinator Kay Mercer says they are hosting the ...

 20 Aug 2019 
Flight takes scenic detour before landing in Dunedin  Otago Daily Times

Passengers on an Air New Zealand flight from Auckland to Queenstown have just had an unplanned scenic tour of Otago. A flight tracking website shows flight ...

 20 Aug 2019 

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The Taieri Gorge train is Dunedin's prestige tourist train operating from the historic Dunedin Railway Station.


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