Chris Morris

Council decides city toilet might not be so convenient

Council decides city toilet  might not be so convenient

The Dunedin City Council will reconsider plans to build a 24-hour public toilet in Harrop St, next to the Octagon, after concerns were raised about the site - and the process - on Friday.

Accelerated $20 million city centre plan backed

A plan to accelerate work on a nearly $20 million central city improvement programme has been endorsed by most Dunedin city councillors.

Progress on process to take over bus network

Progress on process to take over bus network

The Dunedin City Council has reiterated its support for taking over Dunedin's public transport system, but wants more say on the network in the meantime.

Staff undertaking review of all investments

Staff undertaking review of all investments

The Dunedin City Council looks likely to consider asset sales as part of a push to accelerate debt repayments and free up a balance sheet that continues to be squeezed.

Teenagers linked to 26 burglaries

Teenagers linked to 26 burglaries

Police say three teenagers are now linked to burglaries at 22 homes across Mosgiel.

Owner sees potential in old hotel

Owner sees potential in old hotel

Dunedin's dilapidated Gresham Hotel is coming back to life as work to prepare the building for a $1.5 million redevelopment gathers pace.

Wire 'deliberately' placed

Wire 'deliberately' placed

Police say lengths of barbed wire found scattered across a vehicle track at Warrington Domain appear to have been placed there deliberately.

Fluoride maybe in pipeline

Fluoride maybe in pipeline

The fluoride debate is set to resume in Dunedin when councillors consider a potential bill of up to $3.2 million to add the chemical to untreated water reservoirs across the city.

South Dunedin library concept advancing

South Dunedin library concept advancing

The refurbishment of Dunedin's City Library could be pushed back while plans for a multimillion-dollar facility in South Dunedin are advanced, it has been suggested.

Ratepayer-funded cricket lights

Ratepayer-funded cricket lights

Ratepayers will be asked to reach into their pockets to help secure the future of top-flight international cricket at University Oval.