The term of the Otago Rugby Football Union's $2 million loan
from the Dunedin City Council ran out yesterday, but the sale
of Carisbrook to the council appears to have taken care of
The Dunedin City Council's latest plans for the
multi-million-dollar upgrade of the Dunedin Centre and Town
Hall will be released today.
David Loughrey gives Comedy Central's latest animated
series top marks for offensiveness, but few points for
The much debated letter to residents who presented
submissions to the Dunedin City Council on the Forsyth Barr
Stadium was sent yesterday.
Bus fares in Dunedin will rise about 25% from next Wednesday.
Construction of the Forsyth
Barr Stadium in Dunedin will cost ratepayers at least $261
million, updated figures confirm.
Dunedin's rates were finally set yesterday, with a 7% rise.
The days of students freezing through the winter in dingy
Dunedin digs could be on the way out, with the development of
a new "star rating", system similar to that used by hotels
The Dunedin City Council has begun borrowing $109 million to
fund the Forsyth Barr Stadium, with $90 million of that
figure locked in at an interest rate of 6.4%.
A reasonable figure for the sale of
Carisbrook is proving difficult to pin down, but a reported
estimate of $4 million from a property valuer has been
dismissed as too low.
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