Unanswered questions about the long-term future of
South Dunedin and the city's response to climate change
loomed large at a heated public meeting last night.
Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis has questioned the
merit of closing the Octagon for a "three-day drinkathon''
centred on Saturday's All Blacks test.
The Dunedin City Council has set aside $3.5 million for
strengthening work after finding a "critical'' piece of the
city's infrastructure is housed in an earthquake-prone
A group of "bloody idiots'' who shone a blinding laser at a
rescue helicopter from the outskirts of Dunedin can count
themselves lucky the pilot's cellphone coverage was out.
A Dunedin tenant is worried about his safety after
discovering he is living in a rental property illegally split
into three units.
The cost of bullying and harassment workshops at the Dunedin
City Council put people off going, a disgruntled staff member
The Regent Theatre has withdrawn its opposition to closing
the Octagon for next week's All Blacks test in Dunedin.
The second group of Syrian refugees arrived to an emotional
welcome at Dunedin airport yesterday.
Dunedin rugby clubs fear changes mooted in the city's
next-generation plan could put their and other sports clubs'
financial futures in doubt.
A senior Dunedin City Council
manager has denied claims there is a culture of bullying at
the highest levels of the organisation as details of
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