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Mosgiel pool wins support

Mosgiel pool wins support

Dunedin City councillors have thrown their support behind a Mosgiel aquatic facility, despite a staff warning about council missing its debt targets.

Stadium sound proposal rejected

Stadium sound proposal rejected

The Dunedin City Council has rejected a call to pay for a new public address system to fix sound problems at Forsyth Barr Stadium.

UFB link setbacks frustrate

UFB link setbacks frustrate

A star video-game developer has pulled back from slamming Gigatown as ''a joke'', but says delays accessing high-speed internet have held back plans for expansion in Dunedin.

Support for panel on 'dark skies'

Support for panel on 'dark skies'

Dunedin stargazers scored a victory yesterday when the Dunedin City Council supported setting up a ''dark skies'' advisory panel to work across council departments.

Track costs study

Dunedin City Council will investigate the implications of taking over maintenance of a coastal walkway linking Cargill's Castle and nearby Tunnel Beach.

Baldwin St gets no relief

Baldwin St gets no relief

The lack of public toilets close to Baldwin St is ''embarrassing'' for what is a top tourist destination, Cr Neville Peat says.

Proposed library cutbacks shelved

Proposed library cutbacks shelved

A plan to cut the amount Dunedin Public Libraries spends on books has been shelved, with the shortfall in council funding to be taken from trusts.

A quarter million Gigatown dollars

Dunedin city councillors unanimously voted in favour of spending $250,000 to help Dunedin take full advantage of its Gigatown victory.

Mosgiel pool funding options all have issues

The difficulties of deciding the fate of the Mosgiel aquatic facility have been highlighted in a report to be considered by councillors at next week's long-term plan deliberations.

Gig-ability pleases internet 'techy'

Gig-ability pleases internet 'techy'

One of the first Dunedin residents to be connected to gigabit speeds is full of praise for the ultra-fast service.