David Loughrey

Weatherall withdraws

Weatherall withdraws

Dunedin city councillor Colin Weatherall has withdrawn from the hearing to decide on plan changes that would allow a redevelopment of the Steamer Basin, after falling ill with a respiratory problem yesterday.

Effects of harbour project highlighted

Port Otago made clear its support for the Dunedin City Council's multimillion-dollar harbourside vision yesterday, but warned the area was a working port - day and night - that might interrupt a good night's sleep for prospective residents.

Council to hear opposing fluoride experts (+ video)

Experts from both sides of the fluoride debate will update the Dunedin City Council on the issue, after residents in the city's northern communities opposed to fluoridation asked for a referendum.

Anti-stadium group meeting tonight

The group set up to stop a ratepayer-funded stadium being built in Awatea St, Dunedin, will hold a public meeting tonight which it hopes will encourage people to become involved in the campaign.

Anti-fluoride group denied referendum

Anti-fluoride group denied referendum

Anti-fluoride campaigners on Dunedin's northern coast look set to be denied the public referendum they want on the issue, despite a 222-signature petition they collected.

ORC office project subject to appeal

The Dunedin City Council is planning to take part in an Environment Court appeal against a decision its own resource consent committee approved.

Harbour scheme too costly

The Dunedin City Council has reduced the scope of its multimillion-dollar harbourside project after the high cost of property made some aspects unaffordable.

Roslyn day spa consent granted

A Roslyn boutique day spa and massage therapy business has been granted consent to move into the former Roslyn fire station, and it may soon be joined in the building by a new restaurant and bar.

'Stuff them': Guest talks tough to trust

'Stuff them': Guest talks tough to trust

Ongoing acrimony towards the New Zealand Historic Places Trust surfaced at the Dunedin City Council yesterday, as the stalled Mediterranean garden project was discussed.

Road still closed to vehicles

John Wilson Ocean Dr is to stay closed to vehicles while a study is completed on wildlife that is beginning to return to the area.