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The latest Dunedin City Council residents' opinion survey shows satisfaction with the condition of Dunedin's roads and flow of traffic at peak times has plummeted in the past year.
While most residents are generally pleased with the council's performance, it appears roads and traffic are areas which need a major overhaul.
The former dean of Otago University's Faculty of Law says he supports students' push to put the brakes on the university's ability to discipline students for off-campus behaviour.
The University's students' association is calling for Campus Watch and the proctor to no longer be allowed to discipline students off-campus, following last month's bong scandal.
Professor Mark Henaghan is leaving at the end of the year to take up a position at the University of Auckland, and says he supports the OUSA's stance.
He caught up with the ODT's Elena McPhee to explain his view.
A paradise duckling hurled from a moving vehicle has escaped injury, and is now one of a flock of more than fifty (50) ducklings and young ducks being looked after by Bird Rescue Dunedin.
Police were called after the duckling was thrown from the vehicle window near Dunedin's Queens Gardens on Sunday afternoon.
The Otago rugby team won't be rushing the newest member of its trophy cabinet around the province as quickly as it did last time.
There's already been numerous requests from organisations keen to get their hands on the Ranfurly Shield.
But as the union begins to plan for a summer with the trophy, the first job is to make sure they stamp their mark on it...
It was a colourful end to the school term for Fernworth Primary School in Invercargill today.
The school celebrated a term of good behaviour with a colour run.
Pupils couldn’t escape the clouds of coloured chalk being thrown from all angles by teachers.
Teacher Rebecca Watson says every time the pupils showed respect during the term, they were given a vote for their end-of-term reward...and the colour run was the winner by far.