David Loughrey

Lovelock Ave debate continues

Commissioners hearing a resource consent application to realign Dunedin's Lovelock Ave noted there was "considerable uncertainty and suspicion" among Opoho residents when they called for more information on the project.

Caversham highway misses funding

Caversham highway misses funding

Dunedin has missed out on money for new roading, following a Government announcement none of its priorities is south of Christchurch.

Church battle centres on heritage

Church battle centres on heritage

Arguments for retaining the Wesley Church on Hillside Rd, and detailing the quality of the building's aesthetics, came to the fore as a Dunedin City Council resource consent hearing into a plan to demolish the church and replace it with a $5.6 million social services complex ended.

Heavy hitters at anti-stadium meeting

Heavy hitters at anti-stadium meeting

A line-up of "unscripted" speakers at a meeting staged by the Stop the Stadium group will provide a wider range of perspectives on the stadium issue, organiser Bev Butler says.

Plans afoot to harness landfill gas

Plans afoot to harness landfill gas

The Dunedin City Council's energy manager, Neville Auton, already has ideas on how to use methane gas being collected from the Green Island landfill.

Opposition to church demolition 'sideshow'

Opposition to church demolition 'sideshow'

The Wesley Church building in Hillside Rd, Dunedin, fitted with neither the tradition nor the future needs of the Methodist church, and moves to preserve it on historic grounds were a "sideshow", a resource consent committee heard yesterday.

Late changes to process of awarding stadium contract

A full meeting of the Dunedin City Council will vote whether to approve a contract with Hawkins Construction to build Dunedin's new stadium, a vote expected to be the final decision on the project.

Dunedin could be in line for funding

Some of the extra $1 billion for state highways could make its way to Dunedin, but the city will be competing with the rest of New Zealand to attract the funding.

Children focus of expo

Children focus of expo

Children have been missing out, but an expo on Saturday catered for everything needed to raise, educate and amuse children, Kids World children's expo organiser Paula Andrews says.

Young Catholics celebrate their faith

Young Catholics celebrate their faith

Last year's World Youth Day, an event that brought the Pope and many thousands of young people to Sydney had an echo in Mosgiel on Saturday.