The idea of mothballing Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium might
raise eyebrows, but it is officially on the table for the
Dunedin City Council.
The company which runs Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium faces
an uncertain future as it eyes the expiration of deals with
sponsors, members and even the Highlanders Super rugby
Red lines on a map have not changed the spectacular sea view
from Stewart Alderton's kitchen window.
The Dunedin City Council says it will need to have ''serious
conversations'' with some Ocean View homeowners covered by a
proposed ban on new development in the area.
Proposed new rules on natural hazards that could affect
thousands of Dunedin properties have largely been welcomed,
despite concerns some owners will be left out of pocket.
A network of pumping stations could be deployed to protect
parts of South Dunedin from a rising groundwater table, the
Dunedin City Council says.
Proposed new rules designed to protect Dunedin from natural
hazards could also lower property prices in some parts of the
city, the Dunedin City Council says.
The operator of a new Dunedin night bus says customers were
''clambering'' to get on board at the weekend, but the Otago
Regional Council is standing in the way of a regular service.
Hope and Sons is going back to the drawing board over its
planned Mosgiel crematorium, but still hopes to have it
operating before the end of the year.
A rock hurled through the window of a Dunedin night bus -
while passengers were on board - is the latest sign of
escalating tension between the operator and some city taxi
drivers, it has been claimed.
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