Important heritage buildings in Dunedin could be lost if
proposed changes to the Resource Management Act (RMA) are
confirmed, the Dunedin City Council says.
The Dunedin City Council is being left out of pocket as the
University of Otago continues a string of commercial property
purchases around the city, council figures show.
The Dunedin City Council is cutting its losses but still
faces a six-figure bill for repairs to the St Clair sea wall,
after agreeing to share costs with the company responsible
for the project's design.
Building firm Calder Stewart's plans for Carisbrook appear to
be part of wider development activity by the company in
Dunedin City Council staff are leaving behind a trail of
bruises and bruised egos from run-ins with kitchen sinks,
collapsing office chairs and even the humble shoelace.
At least one significant piece of Carisbrook's history could
yet be saved, but mystery surrounds the likely fate of other
features when the old ground passes into private hands.
The owners of an Otago Peninsula luxury lodge with an
international profile are in the Dunedin City Council's
crosshairs after operating outside their resource consent for
A Waitati landowner who wants to subdivide his property,
despite concerns about flooding, says he would waive any
right to sue the Dunedin City Council should disaster strike.
Dunedin City Council staff are investigating possible
solutions after near misses and collisions between cyclists
and pedestrians using a narrow underpass near Forsyth Barr
More than 40 staff working for the Dunedin City Council's
infrastructure company, Delta, face an uncertain future as
more upheaval looms.
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