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Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull discussed the vote in a full council meeting this morning.

Dunedin Council to allow Easter trading for Sheeran concert

Dunedin Council has voted 10-5 in favor of allowing retail stores to open for Ed Sheeran's 2018 concert.

Matthew Gershom.

Missing teen's shoes found

Matthew Gershom, 13, was located "safe and well" in the Ross Creek area.


Mosgiel moving to Dunedin water supply

It's hoped the move will minimise potential health risks.


Dunedin woman gets trapped waist-deep in mud

The fire service has issued a warning for people to be careful, as they "could sink like it's quicksand".

The man is recovering in Dunedin Hospital following surgery and is stable.

Man stabbed near Dunedin

A man is in a serious but stable condition in Dunedin Hospital after being stabbed in Mosgiel.

A possible design for the 2021 America's Cup base.

Get your first look at the proposed America's Cup 2021 village

Team New Zealand have praised the video, calling it "an exciting vision".

The hospital went up in flames during the night.

Abandoned hospital fire deemed suspicious

An old abandoned hospital building has gone up in smoke in Dunedin.

A cloud of plastic bags were seen drifting away from a Dunedin landfill.

Cloud of plastic bags fly away from Dunedin landfill

Are they birds? Are they dandelions? No, it's plastic bags drifting away from a Dunedin landfill.

The target was reached within 48 hours.

Dunedin's chocolate company crowd funding hits $2m pledge

The target was reached within 48 hours.

An online pledge drive to buy the Ocho premium chocolate factory has already passed $1.2 million.

Chocolate company pledge raises more than $1m in a day

The campaign is a response to the Dunedin Cadbury Factory closure.


Job fair in Dunedin for sacked Cadbury workers

230 employees of the Cadbury factory will be unemployed by Christmas.


Dunedin eyes waterfront transformation

Steamer Basin could be unrecognisable in a few decades.

The teams planned the search on Friday evening.

Search exercise uses real case

A search and rescue exercise in South Dunedin this weekend is using the real case of missing woman Denise Potter.

A yellow-eyed penguin has been spotted giving a sea lion a good talking-to.

Neighbours at war on Dunedin beach

The hoiho penguin showed the sea lion who's boss.

Some even came with gifts for the 'Royals' singer, who turns 21 today.

Dunedin Lorde fans camp out ahead of NZ tour opener

Some even came with gifts for the 'Royals' singer, who turns 21 today.

The prison near Milton has capacity for 485 low to high-medium security male prisoners.

Inmate attacked at Milton prison

An inmate at Milton prison is in hospital with serious injuries after an attack by gang members in the exercise yard.

Ljubljana, Slovenia - September 3, 2011: Close-up of McDonalds outdoor sign with  typical rounded yellow M letter against cloudless blue sky. Sign is positioned on the left side of image.

Backlash at decision against Ronald McDonald house

The new Dunedin Hospital won't include the charity because of its association with fast-food.

Vampire St sign.

What horrors lurk beneath sleepy suburbia?

At Halloween, some spooky street names hold even deeper meaning.

The incident left one concert goer with serious spinal injuries.

No charges laid in Six60 balcony collapse

The incident left one concert goer with serious spinal injuries.


Scarfie student-inspired cookbook to hit shelves

The book will showcase the best entries from a university cooking contest.