David Loughrey

Car park penalty 'unlawful'

Car park penalty 'unlawful'

Southern lawyers say motorists hit by a $65 fine or ''breach notice'' charged by a private car park provider at its pay and display machines have been handed a penalty that is not legal.

'Ridiculous' parking fine: $5.90 a minute

'Ridiculous' parking fine: $5.90 a minute

A Dunedin woman has reacted to what she has described as an ''unbelievable'' and ''extraordinary'' $65 parking fine she received at a car park at Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Sth Dunedin planning work given the nod

Sth Dunedin planning work given the nod

The Dunedin City Council looks set to begin the nuts and bolts work of planning its new South Dunedin library and community complex, but with a warning from one councillor final approval may not get unanimous support.

$250,000 Gigatown budget in plan

$250,000 Gigatown budget in plan

A $250,000 budget to make sure Dunedin makes the most of its Gigatown win will be included in the city's pre-draft long-term plan for public consultation.

One for the too-hard basket

One for the too-hard basket

The shadowy and little-known existential infrastructure services unit at the Dunedin City Council was set up to deal with issues of existence, philosophy and the absurd. The unit was housed in crawl space behind the stone facades of the Municipal Chambers and its reception area was an intolerably low and stuffy room in the ceiling of the Skeggs Gallery.

Visitors not short of support

Visitors not short of support

Shammika Rodrigo went a long way to make sure Sri Lankan fans had a strong presence at the cricket yesterday.

$250,000 request for Gigatown project

$250,000 request for Gigatown project

Dunedin city councillors will be asked this week to provide $250,000, including funding for two full-time equivalent jobs, to make sure the city makes the most of its Gigatown win.

Time to bring on the cricketers and crowds

Time to bring on the cricketers and crowds

The picturesque University Oval in Dunedin is about to launch into a cricket lover's dream long weekend, and even more matches are to come.

Showtime for three generations

Showtime for three generations

Three generations of a Taieri family are continuing the tradition begun by a fourth, as they prepare to exhibit their cattle at the Otago Taieri A&P Society's 155th annual show this weekend.

Too dangerous to board

Too dangerous to board

The captain of HMNZS Wellington says it was his decision, and his alone, not to board vessels caught poaching toothfish near the Antarctic coast.