David Loughrey

Council says little as $2m ORFU loan expires

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 debt.

Dunedin Centre and Town Hall plans released today

The Dunedin City Council's latest plans for the multi-million-dollar upgrade of the Dunedin Centre and Town Hall will be released today.

TV Review: David Loughrey

David Loughrey gives Comedy Central's latest animated series top marks for offensiveness, but few points for smarts.

Council posts letter to submitters on stadium

The much debated letter to residents who presented submissions to the Dunedin City Council on the Forsyth Barr Stadium was sent yesterday.

Bus fares rise 25% next week

Bus fares rise 25% next week

Bus fares in Dunedin will rise about 25% from next Wednesday.

Stadium to cost ratepayers $261m

Stadium to cost ratepayers $261m

Construction of the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin will cost ratepayers at least $261 million, updated figures confirm.

DCC lifts rates by 7%

Dunedin's rates were finally set yesterday, with a 7% rise.

Five-star student flats on the way

Five-star student flats on the way

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 and motels.

Stadium: council borrows $109m

Stadium: council borrows $109m

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%.

Carisbrook difficult to value

Carisbrook difficult to value

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.