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Plan hearing to beheld in Mosgiel

The Dunedin City Council is taking its Long Term Plan hearings to Mosgiel as a ''mark of respect'' after it was inundated with submissions on a proposed new pool for the community.

Portobello Rd cycleway progress

Portobello Rd cycleway progress

Work on a compromise solution to a problem-plagued section of cycleway on Dunedin's Portobello Rd could begin as early as this month.

Rough stones on path replaced

Rough stones on path replaced

A mistake meant stones laid at the new $6 million Dunedin Botanic Garden propagation buildings had to be replaced.

Festival wants new groups to take part

The organisers of a festival which celebrates all things Taieri are looking for fresh blood to invigorate the annual celebration.

Anger over change of address

Anger over change of address

A St Leonards resident is angry the Dunedin City Council is forcing him to change the address of a house he has lived in for more than 40 years.

Frustration over council's 'green' leanings

Frustration over council's 'green' leanings

Halfway through his term as a Dunedin city councillor, Mike Lord says he is frustrated with the amount of time the council spends on ''green issues''.

Cycleway work proceeds slowly

Cycleway work proceeds slowly

The Dunedin City Council no longer has a ''firm'' schedule for the controversial $6.07 million South Dunedin cycle network after learning from past delays.

Dunedin 'preferred' site for big employer

Dunedin 'preferred' site for big employer

A large company has chosen Dunedin as its ''preferred location'' to set up an operation that could bring 200 jobs to the city, Mayor Dave Cull says.

Warning over tax rebate charity transfer scam

Unsuspecting southerners are being targeted as ''money mules'' in an unusual scam involving real money.

DCC fossil fuel divestment decision raises row

DCC fossil fuel divestment decision raises row

Dunedin based National Party list MP Michael Woodhouse has slammed the Dunedin City Council's decision to dump fossil fuel investments, as a row erupts over the move.