Chris Morris

Business case delayed

A business case being prepared for new separated cycleways along Dunedin's one-way streets is now expected to be made public within two months, the New Zealand Transport Agency says.

Cycleway compromise earns praise

Cycleway compromise earns praise

The Dunedin City Council has earned praise from a group of businesses after compromising to resolve a cycleway dispute in Portobello Rd.

Council confident of cycleway plans

Council confident of cycleway plans

The Dunedin City Council has been accused of putting cyclists first, but remains confident of winning over businesses upset at roading changes in part of Portobello Rd.

Short-term pain will bring gain

Residents on part of Otago Peninsula are being warned of power outages and traffic delays when a major lines network upgrade begins later this month.

Neighbours sniffy about plant

Neighbours sniffy about plant

Neighbours living near Dunedin's $200 million Tahuna wastewater treatment plant are kicking up a stink about a problem at the facility.

Show day rain fails to dampen spirits

Show day rain fails to dampen spirits

Spouse carrying might be a crowd favourite, but it was rain that really stole the show at the Strath Taieri A&P Show, organisers say.

Costs go up after ground surprise

Costs go up after ground surprise

The $1.51 million cost of repairing a slip at Turnbulls Bay, on Otago Peninsula, is set to rise after contractors struck ''unfavourable'' ground conditions, Dunedin City Council staff say.

Tramper dead in Milford Track fall

Tramper dead in Milford Track fall

A man has died after falling at least 100m during a hike with a group in a national park.

Council to recover $420,000 from land sale

The Dunedin City Council will recoup $420,000 from a land sale that helped settle a dispute with Dunedin city councillor Doug Hall.

Six60 to perform at town hall in May

Six60 to perform at town hall in May

Dunedin-born band Six60 is swapping its old Castle St haunt for the Dunedin Town Hall.