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Dunedin faces summer without largest water supply


The fire took hold near Middlemarch on Saturday, spreading across about 5000 hectares of grassland and into one of the city's main catchment areas.

While the fire has been contained, Dunedin now faces a summer without its largest water supply which has been contaminated.

For residents on the hills of Dunedin, the Deep Stream and Deep Creek catchments are their water lifelines. Read more