Daily Archives: September 13, 2013

Broadcast Notice: [RNZ National] Dunedin Local Body Elections

Received.
Friday, 13 September 2013 2:31 p.m.

National Radio is concentrating on the Dunedin Local Body Elections this Sunday at 5:30 PM.

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Radio New Zealand National
Sunday 15 September 2013
4 ’til 8 with Katrina Batten
http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/4til8
A selection of special interest programmes, including:

5:32 Outspoken: Current affairs presented by some of RNZ’s most experienced correspondents
http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/outspoken

Audio files —
Outspoken for 15 September 2013
( 27′ 55″ )
17:35 Steve Wilde continues his preview of the approaching local body elections with a close-up look at the metropolitan centres. This time it’s Dunedin… the main issues and what the voters are thinking.
Audio | Downloads: Ogg MP3

Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

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Dunedin Institution: University Book Shop (UBS)

UBS 1 [facebook.com] re-imaged 2378 Great King Street, Dunedin

### ODT Online Fri, 13 Sep 2013
Smaller University Bookshop on cards
By Vaughan Elder
After cutting staff numbers, the University Book Shop (UBS) is now considering reducing the size of its Great King St store.
Staff at the book shop were told in June to reapply for their jobs, as bookstore manager Phillippa Duffy looked at ways to reduce costs in the face of falling revenue. The Otago University Students’ Association-owned shop could be in for more change, with options being considered to reduce the shop’s size and split up its Great King St site.

“The iconic building is very much part of the UBS identity and we have no plans to move.”

The shop, especially now a second branch had been opened on campus this year, did not need to take up as much space as it did, Miss Duffy said. She met architects yesterday and options being examined, including what should be done with the space upstairs previously used to sell text-books and whether to keep the “non-stop sale” upstairs or move it downstairs, freeing up space.
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Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

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