Visions of a redeveloped Octagon, a more pedestrian-friendly
George St and a buzzing network of free buses took centre
stage at a Dunedin City Council workshop last night.
The Dunedin City Council hopes extra signs, security patrols
and a new site for freedom campers will help prevent a repeat
of previous headaches at Macandrew Bay this summer.
There were calls for a more pedestrian-friendly inner city in
Dunedin, but also action to protect its retailers, at a
Dunedin City Council planning workshop last night.
Supporters of the oil and gas industry in Dunedin want to
send a message to Anadarko and Shell New Zealand.
The Dunedin City Council's group of companies remain in a
bullish mood, despite an $8 million drop in profits and
another loss for the entity running Forsyth Barr Stadium.
A Green Island street may be closed permanently as part of a
land swap with the developers behind a new
multimillion-dollar Fresh Choice supermarket.
The Dunedin City Holdings Ltd group of companies have
delivered "solid'' results, despite an $8 million drop in
profits and another loss for the entity running Forsyth Barr
Stadium, chairman Graham Crombie says.
The Dunedin City Council does not plan to follow New
Plymouth's lead by introducing a Maori ward, but Otakou
runanga kaumatua Edward Ellison says the idea's time will
A facelift scheduled for inner-city Dunedin, including
changes to the Octagon and George St, could help lift the
city's struggling retail sector, the Dunedin City Council
The ski season might be winding down, but the rush to
hospital is picking up speed.
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