There are reasons to hope for the futures of 79 workers made
redundant at Southern Cross Forest Products after a meeting
in Dunedin yesterday.
Independent auditors have given a former Forsyth Barr Stadium
manager the all clear following claims of inappropriate
spending, but the company running the venue has not escaped
The Dunedin City Council is considering raiding its ''jam
jars'' of money to help accelerate debt repayments.
Dunedin Venues Management Ltd is to underwrite next month's
top-tier football clash between English Premier League team
Newcastle United and Sydney FC at Forsyth Barr Stadium, it
has been confirmed.
Two bands and two solo artists from Dunedin will have their
shot at the big time after taking out the top spots at the
Smokefree Rockquest's Otago final.
The Dunedin City Council's new aquatic services manager says
she is excited about taking charge of one of the city's key
A section of the St Clair sea wall is being reinforced with
up to 300 tonnes of rock in an effort to hold back the
pounding surf this winter.
Southern councils worried about new earthquake-prone building
legislation look set to make their case on their own patch,
when a Government select committee visits Dunedin later this
The Dunedin City Council is to press ahead with a tougher
line on dilapidated heritage buildings, but appears reluctant
to name and shame the most ''unco-operative'' owners.
The public will have their say on a shake-up of speed limits
on some Dunedin streets after city councillors endorsed the
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