A list originally naming 2000 sites across Otago suspected of
chemical contamination has been released, but only after
itself being cleaned up by the Otago Regional Council.
Those left scratching their heads by changes to daylight
saving this summer may not be alone in their confusion.
The owners of Dunedin's Hungry Frenchman restaurant received
a $360,000 payout from the Dunedin City Council as part of a
deal to end the lease of the premises, it has been confirmed.
Dunedin City Council staff will decide by early next week
whether to lift water restrictions in place for residents at
Waikouaiti, Merton, Karitane and Seacliff.
A proposal that could require some property owners to collect
sheep droppings accumulating on their land has come as a
surprise to Cr Michael Guest, the chairman of the Dunedin
City Council working party considering the new rules.
Lamb Chop could soon be followed around the paddock by an
owner with a pooper-scooper.
Police claims the Dunedin suburb of Corstorphine has been
living in fear of gang activity have come as a shock to some
Don Hill has spent a lifetime grappling with the challenges
of Dunedin's roading network.
Hyde farmer Bevan Dowling has been nominated to replace
Strath Taieri Community Board member Lesley Peddie, who
resigned last week after nine years on the board.
Homeowners illegally siphoning off a share of Dunedin's water
supply without paying could be slapped with backdated bills.
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