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Black Caps insist they can't let up against Australia despite 2-0 series lead
Run hero Martin Guptill admits he thought they were 'potentially 10 runs short' in Dunedin and predicts only their best will do to seal the series. 
© 2021 8:25am 

Dunedin's historic Forbury Park raceway to close
Dunedin's historic inner-city trotting track will close, the club has confirmed. 
© 2021 7:36am 

Black Caps put foot on the throat but insist they can't let up against Australia
Run hero Martin Guptill admits he thought they were 'potentially 10 runs short' in Dunedin and predicts only their best will do to seal the series. 
© 2021 5:55am 

Guptill, Neesham shine in NZ win
Opener Martin Guptill rediscovered his best and Jimmy Neesham starred with bat and ball as the Black Caps edged to a four-run win over Australia in the second Twenty20 international in Dunedin. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 6:35pm 

Dunedin cricket-bat killing: Murder accused claims self-defence, says victim wielded scissors, had 'look of evil'
A man accused of killing his associate with a cricket bat says the victim came at him wielding a pair of scissors with a "look of evil" on his face.John Kenneth Collins (39) has been charged with the murder of 45-year-old Brent... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 3:45pm 

Cricket live updates: Black Caps v Australia, second Twenty20 at University of Otago Oval in Dunedin
All the T20 cricket action between the Black Caps and Australia. ‌ Watch along with the ACC crew below: Jimmy Neesham was full of praise for his Wellington and Black Caps teammate Devon Conway, who carried New... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 2:45pm 

Super Rugby: Crusaders wary of stricter implementation of offside rule
Scott Robertson knows Ben O'Keeffe will blast the Crusaders off the Dunedin turf if they don't improve their onside discipline. 
© 2021 1:15pm 

Otago University drives bid to rein in students' wild behaviour
By Tim Brown for RNZ Orientation Week is under way at the University of Otago.In years gone by, this meant trouble for Dunedin and its emergency services.Just over a decade ago 2000 first-year students wearing bed sheets marched... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Thu 12:45am 

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Woman sings to keep whales calm in mass stranding at Farewell Spit
"Where the blue of the sea meets the sky, and the big yellow sun leads me home."Those are the lyrics of The Water, by Johnny Flynn and Laura Marling the song Dunedin woman Lara Robertson sang to help calm some of the 49 long-finned... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Wed 8:15am 

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Cricket: Streaker makes spectacular escape attempt at Black Caps game
A man's near-successful attempt to escape the clutches of the law, after streaking across Dunedin's University Oval during the Black Caps' T20 match against Australia, has been captured on film by fellow cricket fans. During Australia's... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 8:05am 

Guptill shines as New Zealand beat Australia in thriller
New Zealand hold on to claim a thrilling four-run win over Australia in Dunedin and take a 2-0 lead in the Twenty20 series. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:05am 

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Black Caps survive Australian run chase as Martin Guptill shines in Dunedin
New Zealand have taken a 2-0 lead in the T20 series after the under-pressure opener produced a key innings and Mitchell Santner snared four wickets. 
© 2021 6:15pm 

Cricket bat killing: accused claims victim was armed with scissors and a 'look of evil'
John Collins hit his friend Brent Bacon three times with a cricket bat at their Dunedin home, leaving him unmoving on the floor. 
© 2021 2:55pm 

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Dunedin drink-driver's vehicle gets stuck, forced to take taxi before blowing 3x limit
An alleged drink-driver caught a taxi after getting her car stuck down a dead-end street in Dunedin yesterday.Senior Sergeant Craig Dinnissen, of Dunedin, said when police located the 64-year-old woman about 6.40pm she recorded... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 1:45pm 

University drives bid to rein in scarfies' wild behaviour
Orientation Week is underway at the University of Otago - a source of trouble for Dunedin in previous years. 
© 2021 RadioNZ Thu 11:15am 

40% of MDMA tested at Christchurch and Dunedin O-weeks contains dangerous substitute
A dangerous substitute has been found in the popular party drug MDMA during orientation weeks held at Christchurch and Dunedin universities.Drug-testing service KnowYourStuffNZ discovered an increase of synthetic cathinone known... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Thu 8:15am 

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