Mark Price

Joyce 'invited' to Hillside workshops

Joyce 'invited' to Hillside workshops

Transport Minister Steven Joyce was yesterday "invited" to visit KiwiRail's Hillside workshops to find out for himself whether it is capable of building trains for Auckland.

KiwiRail says own workshops not up to tender

KiwiRail says own workshops not up to tender

Kiwirail has all but ruled out its own workshops, including Dunedin's Hillside workshops, being given the chance to "have a crack" at tendering to build $375 million worth of passenger trains for Auckland.

Dunedin bids to build railway stock

Dunedin bids to build railway stock

Dunedin yesterday launched its bid to have a $375 million contract for Auckland's new electric commuter trains awarded to railway workshops in Dunedin and Lower Hutt - creating as many as 1270 jobs.

Dunedin plans for biodiesel supplier

Dunedin plans for biodiesel supplier

A Dunedin group hopes to bring a regular supply of biodiesel to the city in a scheme similar to one already operating in Queenstown.

US city seen as cycle way exemplar

A University of Otago academic is looking to an American city with 500km of cycleways as a model for transport planning in New Zealand.

Opus to investigate cycle routes

Consultants have been engaged by the Dunedin City Council to explore the best route for cyclists to traverse the hills between Dunedin and Mosgiel.

Wind farm go-ahead expected within 'next few weeks'

Wind farm go-ahead expected within 'next few weeks'

An announcement that TrustPower is ready to go ahead with the first stage of its Mahinerangi wind farm is expected to be made within "the next few weeks".

Vigilance urged after six fires

Vigilance urged after six fires

A fire at the Dunedin City Library early yesterday was one of six suspicious fires across the city in a 12-hour period.

'Good' outlook for Cadbury in Dunedin

'Good' outlook for Cadbury in Dunedin

The $70 million investment Cadbury made in its Dunedin plant before it was swallowed up by food giant Kraft seems to have gone down well with the new owner.

Stadium property issues near resolution

One of the last outstanding property issues concerned with the Forsyth Barr Stadium is expected to be resolved within the next few days.