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No investigation into death of korora penguin surrounded by tyre tracks in Dunedin
Despite widespread public concern, there will be no investigation into the death of a little penguin found surrounded by tyre tracks at a Dunedin beach last week.Department of Conservation (Doc) acting coastal Otago operations manager... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 10:35am 

Dunedin boy found by police after sleepwalking nearly half a kilometre
A 10-year-old boy who sleepwalked nearly half a kilometre had to be taken home to his parents by Dunedin police.Senior Sergeant Craig Dinnissen said police were called to a Cranston St, Anderson's Bay property on Sunday night after... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Tue 11:04am 

Cricket coach Rob Walter quits Otago Volts for Central Stags job
After five years at the helm in Dunedin, former top domestic coach in South Africa shifts north. 
© 2021 Mon 6:55pm 

Flight from Dunedin to Wellington diverted to Christchurch after technical issue
An Air New Zealand flight from Dunedin to Wellington has been diverted to ChristchurchAn airline spokesperson said it was due to a technical issue.The plane left Dunedin at 11.06 and touched down safely in Christchurch at about... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Mon 12:34am 

Cricket and rugby commentator Iain Gallaway dies aged 98
The cricket and rugby commentator Iain Gallaway, known as the Voice of Carisbrook, has died aged 98Gallaway provided rugby commentaries for 26 years and cricket for 40, until signing off in 1992.Gallaway was born in Dunedin in... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Sun 8:05pm 

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Skantha death at Otago prison prompts review
The death of killer Dunedin doctor Venod Skantha has forced a review of how courts communicate with prisons. 
© 2021 RadioNZ Sat 5:35pm 

Hospitals see surge in accidents, injury on big boozing days like Hyde St party
Hospital workers face a torrent of vomit and abuse many weekends, and a spike in injury claims follows big drinking events in Dunedin, like today's Hyde Street Party.It's not just the celebrated, or infamous, Hyde St event in Dunedin... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Sat 5:35am 

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Super Rugby: Brilliant Aaron Smith inspires depleted Highlanders to stun 14-man Blues
A late red card to prop Alex Hodgman summed up the ill disciplined Blues in Dunedin as the Highlanders won their first home game of the season. 
© 2021 Fri 9:45pm 

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Teens arrested after night of verbal abuse and fighting in Dunedin student quarter
Three people were arrested in Dunedin last night for travelling around the student quarter in a car, verbally and physically assaulting pedestrians.Senior Sergeant Craig Dinnissen said police received multiple calls from residents... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Tue 1:04pm 

Dunedin man hospitalised after his shirt catches fire while using gas hob
A man has been taken to hospital after his shirt caught fire while he was using a gas hob.A Fire and Emergency spokesperson said they were called to a property at Dunedin's Broad Bay, along with St John, just before 7pm.He said... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Mon 9:05pm 

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Rugby fans injured after barrier collapse at Highlander's match
An investigation has been launched after rugby fans were injured when a barrier gave way during Friday night's Highlanders match.A group of fans were watching the game against the Blues from a temporary stand at Dunedin's Forsyth... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Mon 9:35am 

The 'Voice of Carisbrook', sports commentator Iain Gallaway, dies aged 98
In 1953, he was invited, at short notice, to become a sports broadcaster, launching a 40-year commentating career which became synonymous with Dunedin's sporting home. 
© 2021 Sun 7:35pm 

Are minimum wage rises passed on to customers, as business groups claim?
The minimum wage rise was the “last straw” for Dunedin cafe owner and academic Paula O’Kane, who increased prices for the first time in two years. 
© 2021 Sun 5:25am 

Venod Skantha prison death: Killer Dunedin doctor's death at Otago prison prompts review
The death of killer Dunedin doctor Venod Skantha has forced a review of how courts communicate with prisons.Questions have been raised as to how Otago Corrections Facility staff were not aware a Court of Appeal decision rejecting... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Sat 9:34am 

Highlanders hold on to beat Blues
The Highlanders held on for a 35-29 win over the Blues in Dunedin on Friday to keep alive their Super Rugby Aotearoa title hopes. 
© 2021 RadioNZ Sat 4:46am 

Recap Super Rugby: Highlanders v Blues
The Highlanders are hosting the Blues in Dunedin this evening in the latest Super Rugby Aotearoa match. Follow all the action with a love blog from Jamie Wall here. 
© 2021 RadioNZ Fri 11:35pm 

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