Shawn McAvinue

Playcentre going into recess

Playcentre going into recess

Brighton/Ocean View Playcentre spokeswoman Leanne Stenhouse says the Otago Playcentre Association has decided the playcentre in John St, Ocean View, will begin a ''two-year recess'' from Friday.

Youth ambassador

Youth ambassador

Saddle Hill Community Board chairman Scott Weatherall congratulates Youth Ambassador Award recipient Andrew Trembath (17) outside the Brighton Surf Clubrooms.

Table's blocking tactic allowed

Table's blocking tactic allowed

A controversial picnic table will stay put in Mosgiel, defying an artist's intentions by blocking pedestrian flow.

Pool proposal off to council

Pool proposal off to council

A plan for a $15 million Taieri Aquatic Facility at Memorial Park in Mosgiel will be handed to Dunedin City Council staff on Monday .

Rubbish bin responsibility to be clarified

The responsibility for paying for the clearing of a rubbish bin at Kaikorai Estuary needs clarification before it gets installed, Saddle Hill Community Board chairman Scott Weatherall says.

Board wants yap about dog control

Mosgiel Taieri Community Board members want a personal presentation from Dunedin City Council staff before the board responds to a survey on the dog control bylaw and policy.

Busy weekend at club

Busy weekend at club

Saddle Hill Community Board members met at the new Brighton Surf Clubrooms on Thursday.

Sister city junkets ridiculed

Sister city junkets ridiculed

All that Dunedin City Council junkets to international sister cities created was reports with ''vegetarian'' platitudes and no meat on economic benefits, says Cr Lee Vandervis.

Lessons learned over Octagon tree root damage

The three dead plane trees in the Octagon will be cut to ground level as soon as practicable, the Dunedin City Council community and environment committee decided at its meeting in Municipal Chambers yesterday.

Cadets celebrate 150 years

Cadets celebrate 150 years

The oldest youth organisation in New Zealand was celebrated in Dunedin on Saturday.