Seacliff man sentenced for murder

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - 4 hours 8 min ago
October 18, 2017

60-year-old Stephen Findlay, of Seacliff has been jailed for 11 years for the murder of his neighbour.

Findlay pleaded guilty in the High Court to the murder of 54-year-old Sharon Diane Comerford.

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The Taxpayers' Union concerned with $980,000 pay-out to former Delta CEO.

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - 4 hours 18 min ago
October 18, 2017

The Taxpayers' Union believes Otago residents deserve to know why former Chief Executive of Delta, Grady Cameron received a payout of nearly a million dollars.

The union's Executive Director Jordan Williams says Delta and its former CEO should reveal the reasons for the payout.

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Mummy makeover at Otago Museum

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - October 17, 2017 - 6:57pm
October 17, 2017

Local ingenuity has helped resurrect a two thousand four hundred-year-old mummy.

Real human hair, a new hairdo and a touch of make-up was employed, and the team behind the research for the facial reconstruction is also all local.

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Mason & Wales architect subject of evening lecture

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - October 17, 2017 - 6:50pm
October 17, 2017

Dunedin's Heritage Festival is now in its second week with numerous events available to the public on a daily basis.

Wednesday includes an evening lecture about Dunedin's architectural history.

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Riders against suicide race into Octagon

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - October 16, 2017 - 6:59pm
October 16, 2017

Riders Against Teenage Suicide streamed into Dunedin on Saturday in support of the Life Matters Suicide Prevention Trust.

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Downhill mountain bikers compete at Signal Hill

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - October 16, 2017 - 6:36pm
October 16, 2017

Saturday saw young people from all over the South Island race their mountain bikes down Dunedin's Signal Hill.

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New study recommends iodine for pregnant women

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - October 16, 2017 - 6:26pm
October 16, 2017

Women considering pregnancy, who are pregnant, or are breastfeeding are recommended to take an iodine supplement each day containing 150mcg of this trace mineral.

Lead researcher Andrew Reynolds, says he and colleagues asked women from all over the country to tell them what supplements they were taking, and when.

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Hardy souls hit Vogel Street party

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - October 16, 2017 - 6:23pm
October 16, 2017

Dunedin's weekend thunder and lightning didn't deter thousands of people from attending the annual Vogel St party.

Numbers were slightly down on last year's crowd of 15,000.

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Ghost soldiers commemorate war dead

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - October 16, 2017 - 3:07pm
October 16, 2017

Ghost soldiers walked the streets of Dunedin on Saturday, in recognition of the battle of Passchendale one hundred years ago.

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Scott Technology's fortune continues to rise

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - October 13, 2017 - 6:26pm
October 13, 2017

Dunedin based company Scott Technology Limited has reported another strong year to the end of August.

The share market listed company achieved a fifty five per cent rise in revenue, from seventy two million dollars to one hundred and twelve million dollars.

The company said they continue to seek suitable acquisitions of other businesses to add to their technology portfolio.

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LANDsar dog puts up his paws

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - October 13, 2017 - 6:25pm
October 13, 2017

It was a case of being in the right place at the right time for a Dunedin dog who made his last rescue on Sunday.

Huntaway cross Fin was just hours into retirement when he was called on to help search for three students lost in thick fog on Mt Cargill.

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Landslip brings trees up against home

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - October 13, 2017 - 6:22pm
October 13, 2017

A Dunedin pensioner in North East Valley is still waiting for progress to be made to rectify the damage from a landslip three months ago.

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Uni axes 160 to save $14 million

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - October 13, 2017 - 3:42pm
October 13, 2017

A union organiser has labelled the axing of 160 full-time-equivalent jobs at the University of Otago as drastic, saying it will have devastating consequences for those involved.

University of Otago vice-chancellor Prof Harlene Hayne announced the staff cuts to a room full of support service staff in the St David lecture theatre at the Dunedin campus.

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Double-win for Otago Polytechnic design student

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - October 12, 2017 - 7:10pm
October 12, 2017

An Otago Polytechnic Design student has taken home a bronze and a silver medal in this year’s national Best Design Awards.

Jeremy Metherell of Dunedin was presented with the awards at a ceremony in Auckland on Friday for his high-tech
children's wheelchair and his hammock design.

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Maintenance work carried out at railway station

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - October 12, 2017 - 6:48pm
October 12, 2017

The roof of the Dunedin Railway Station was inspected today by a conservation architect.

The inspection was part of the regular maintenance programme for the historic building.

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Ceremony for WW1 women

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - October 12, 2017 - 3:43pm
October 12, 2017

A ceremony was held in Dunedin on Wednesday to recognise 25 Dunedin women who helped the people of Belgium during the First World War.

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Will Chills documentary kickstarter gets $15,000 in 6 days

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - October 12, 2017 - 3:05pm
October 12, 2017

Dunedin music pioneer Martin Phillipps of The Chills wasn't supposed to still be on the living side of this mortal coil.

Being told last year, he only had a short time to live, spurred him on to complete a documentary on the band.

However, despite already having solid financial backing, the producers need a little kick start to get the project across the line.

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LGNZ pays $2500 to Taxpayers Union

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - October 11, 2017 - 5:36pm
October 11, 2017

It has been revealed the money paid to The Taxpayers’ Union as settlement from Local Government New Zealand is $2,500 dollars.

The settlement follows from a Dominion Post article written by Local Government New Zealand President, Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull.

The article alleges the Union made a number of mistakes in its recent review of ratepayer analysis.

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Manukau DHB faulted over Dunedin man's death

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - October 11, 2017 - 5:32pm
October 11, 2017

The mental health service at Middlemore Hospital in South Auckland has been faulted over the death of a Dunedin man in 2014.

Mental Health Commissioner Kevin Allan lists a series of failings and says the Counties Manukau District Health Board breached the patient's code of rights.

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Organisers tuning up for Tally Ho 2

39 Dunedin Television Latest News - October 11, 2017 - 5:27pm
October 11, 2017

The loss of Dunedin music doyen Roy Colbert is still being felt by those closest, particularly by his collaborator in the Tally Ho concerts Graeme Downes.

Colbert and Downes worked together on the first concert, and in the lead up for Tally Ho two, however Graeme Downes has had to sail the ship alone since Roy's passing.

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