Timothy Brown

Dunedin homes’ insurance too low

Dunedin homes’ insurance too low

The under-insurance of Dunedin's homes could total billions with as many as 85% of homes uninsured by about quarter of their value.

Beach 'following natural pattern'

Beach 'following natural pattern'

Coastal erosion expert Dr Wayne Stephenson remains confident Ocean Beach is undergoing a natural pattern of erosion and accretion.

Sand stockpiled for geobags

Sand stockpiled for geobags

Work to shore up the sand dunes at Ocean Beach began yesterday with an excavator beginning to cut a track to the beach.

Supermarket project under way

Supermarket project under way

Amalgamated Builders Ltd has broken ground on the $20 million Mosgiel Countdown project.

Storm washes sand away

Storm washes sand away

Sand that took months to accumulate naturally at Ocean Beach was washed away in two days during the weekend's stormy weather.

Football: Junior footballers frustrated by conditions

Football: Junior footballers frustrated by conditions

About 1200 junior footballers were left sodden and disappointed after rain forced an early end to the Green Island junior football tournament yesterday.

Growing opposition to turbines claimed

Growing opposition to turbines claimed

The prospect of turbines being raised on his doorstep "horrified'' one of the neighbours of a proposed Blueskin Bay wind farm project, which has polarised the community.

Researching synthetic cannabinoids

Researching synthetic cannabinoids

Synthetic cannabinoids have returned to Dunedin, but this time the University of Otago is importing them for research.

Labour committee seeks feedback on education issues (+ video)

Labour committee seeks feedback on education issues (+ video)

Members of the Labour Party's skills and wages committee visited Logan Park High School during a trip to Dunedin.

Submitters speak on designations

Submitters speak on designations

Dunedin City Council's 2GP district plan hearings began yesterday, with minor controversies surrounding designations providing a taste of things to come.