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Motorcyclist killed near Kingston named

Motorcyclist killed near Kingston named

Queenstown police have released the name of the motorcyclist who died after crashing into a van carrying tourists near Kingston yesterday.

HNZ defends position

HNZ defends position

Heritage New Zealand is defending its stance on the protection of Dunedin's harbour sea walls, but will not be drawn on controversial comments aimed at it by Cr Hilary Calvert.

Ramming of scooter alleged

Ramming of scooter alleged

Police are investigating after a Dunedin City Council parking enforcement officer's scooter was allegedly rammed from behind by a motorist yesterday.

DCC underwrites U20 tournament

The Dunedin City Council will honour its pledge to underwrite part of the cost of hosting matches during next year's Fifa Under-20 World Cup tournament.

Anger at Pol Pot remark

A Dunedin city councillor who compared Heritage New Zealand with the leader of the Khmer Rouge has been forced to beat a hasty retreat.

Freedom camping concerns

Freedom camping concerns

Dunedin city councillors voiced fresh frustrations about freedom campers yesterday after hearing some visitors to Otago Peninsula are still flouting the rules.

New sea wall management plan backed by councillors

New sea wall management plan backed by councillors

Dunedin city councillors have backed a new plan to manage the St Clair sea wall, rather than spend millions building expensive improvements to protect the area.

Crystal ball 'out', but city needs to 'get over' debate

Crystal ball 'out', but city needs to 'get over' debate

The crystal ball was broken when the Dunedin City Council decided to build Forsyth Barr Stadium, but it is too late for a refund.

Sea wall plan 'not about savings'

Sea wall plan 'not about savings'

A squeeze on Dunedin City Council finances is not behind a push to defer multimillion-dollar options to protect the St Clair sea wall, Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull insists.

Ratepayers underwrite tournament

Ratepayers underwrite tournament

Dunedin ratepayers will be asked to reach into their pockets again to bring next year's Fifa Under-20 World Cup to the city.