Meet the real Bruce the Cat

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - May 26, 2017 - 7:36pm
May 26, 2017

An online superstar chose to have a catnap instead of attending the first reading of a book about him yesterday.

News: Dunedin

Dogs have their day in the pub

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - May 26, 2017 - 7:18pm
May 26, 2017

These days it's generally frowned upon to take one's dog to the public house, however those on four paws were welcome upstairs at a Dunedin establishment for a recent fundraising event.

News: Dunedin

Carey's Bay hotel gets doused by fire brigade

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - May 26, 2017 - 7:12pm
May 26, 2017

Firefighters spray water down the chimney of Carey’s Bay Historic Hotel after a chimney fire left the building smoke-logged this week.

News: Dunedin

Rocket man hails from the south

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - May 26, 2017 - 6:41pm
May 26, 2017

The historic launch of a space rocket from the Mahia Peninsula near Gisborne yesterday at 4.20pm is a success the South has some claim on.

The man behind the launch, Peter Beck, was born and raised in Invercargill and began dabbling with rockets at the former Fisher and Paykel plant near Mosgiel.

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Cargill's Castle suffers graffiti

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - May 26, 2017 - 6:05pm
May 26, 2017

Members of Cargill’s Castle Trust are fuming after the landmark was graffitied at the weekend.

Tags including 'ADiCT' and 'Duds 17', were discovered by neighbours of the Highgrove site earlier this week. Dunedin Police are investigating.

News: Dunedin

Ed Sheeran fans in for a real treat, as a third show is announced

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - May 26, 2017 - 5:54pm
May 26, 2017

If you're a southern Ed Sheeran fan who's missed out on tickets to the UK singer's two Dunedin shows, fear not.

Frontier touring have just announced four final shows across Australia and New Zealand.

The only new NZ show is scheduled for April first at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, with the other three shows in Australia.

News: Dunedin

Bus and car collide on Stuart Street

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - May 25, 2017 - 6:45pm
May 25, 2017

Emergency services respond after a bus and car crashed in central Dunedin yesterday.

They collided at the intersection of Stuart and Smith Streets just before 4pm.

News: Dunedin

Next stage for peninsula bus connection

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - May 25, 2017 - 6:39pm
May 25, 2017

The Dunedin City Council admits the cost of the harbour cycleways project has risen significantly.

The initial forecast was 20 million dollars...but the revised figure is more than double the original estimate.

News: Dunedin

Southern Cross hotel owner dies

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - May 25, 2017 - 2:51pm
May 25, 2017

The American owner of the Scenic Hotel Group, Earl Hagaman, died at his Christchurch home today.

Hagaman bought his first hotel in Franz Josef in 1980 with partner Ralph Brown.

Nowadays the company owns a dozen hotels in New Zealand - including Dunedin's Southern Cross - and employs over a thousand staff.

News: Dunedin

Taieri Gorge train driver to retire

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - May 25, 2017 - 2:36pm
May 25, 2017

One of Dunedin's longest serving train drivers has decided to make tracks.

After around three decades behind the control for the Taieri Gorge Railway, Tony Fricker is calling it a day.

News: Dunedin

Tourism Minister Predicts Another Million Tourists By 2022

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - May 25, 2017 - 2:30pm
May 25, 2017

Tourism Minister Paula Bennett admitted in Queenstown on Wednesday the Government is playing ''catch-up'' over infrastructure to cope with the tourist influx.

And after a meeting with Queenstown Mayor Jim Boult Wednesday afternoon Bennett told the media she is expecting another million tourists by 2022.

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One person dead after accident on Dunedin motorway

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - May 24, 2017 - 7:36pm
May 24, 2017

Dunedin police confirm one person is dead following a crash on the Southern motorway near Mosgiel on Tuesday morning.

News: Dunedin

New Zealand First announces candidates for Dunedin

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - May 24, 2017 - 6:38pm
May 24, 2017

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has today announced the candidates for seats in Dunedin North and Dunedin South.

Peters made the announcement at Dunedin's Forbury Park Raceway before a Greypower meeting this morning.

News: Dunedin

Syrian refugees visit Allan's Beach

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - May 24, 2017 - 6:38pm
May 24, 2017

Members of Dunedin's Syrian community have been going through English language courses to help them integrate into New Zealand life.

Although much of their learning is classroom based, many of their number took part in a field trip to see a very Kiwi slice of heaven.

News: Dunedin

Kaikorai School to receive rebuild

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - May 23, 2017 - 7:12pm
May 23, 2017

One of Dunedin’s oldest schools will be rebuilt at a cost of $6,700,000 as part of the Government’s bid to modernise New Zealand’s school infrastructure.

News: Dunedin

Name sought for albatross chick

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - May 23, 2017 - 7:11pm
May 23, 2017

Albatross fans who have followed a Dunedin chick online since it hatched in January are being given the opportunity to name the bird.

News: Dunedin

One person dead after accident on Dunedin's southern motorway

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - May 23, 2017 - 7:03pm
May 23, 2017

Dunedin police confirm one person is dead following a crash on the Southern motorway near Mosgiel this morning.

News: Dunedin

Crowds queue to buy Ed Sheeran tickets

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - May 23, 2017 - 6:28pm
May 23, 2017

A good old-fashioned queue formed at the Regent Theatre booking office this afternoon.

About 50 people were trying, without the aid of a computer, to get their hands on tickets to one of British singer Ed Sheeran's two Dunedin concerts.

News: Dunedin

Should New Zealanders tip?

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - May 23, 2017 - 6:21pm
May 23, 2017

Tipping - sometimes we do it, most times we don't.

But now Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett has gone on record as saying we should.

Should tipping be made mandatory? The South Today took that question out onto the streets of Queenstown.

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Dunedin schools share music

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - May 23, 2017 - 4:32pm
May 23, 2017

A South Dunedin school is hoping to share its passion for music with others for New Zealand Music Month.

Last week, pupils from Bathgate Park School put on a performance at Halfway Bush School, and plan to venture to the other side of the hill this week.

News: Dunedin

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