David Loughrey

'Limited' future for some harbourside businesses

Chalmers Properties arrived at the harbourside hearings yesterday with a large team of witnesses and a call to push ahead with the project in full.

Lone voice backs harbourside development

Lone voice backs harbourside development

Widespread industry opposition to redevelopment plans for Dunedin's harbourside continued yesterday, but, for the first time in a week, an alternative viewpoint broke its relentless nature.

Not all share council vision for harbourside

Not all share council vision for harbourside

The commissioners making a decision on the future of the planned harbourside redevelopment have plenty to think about after the first of two weeks of hearing the matter.

Harbour plan receives more serious criticism

Harbour plan receives more serious criticism

The Dunedin City Council's harbourside plan was picked apart for a fourth day in a row, as local businesses continued their attack and architects and engineers gave their views.

Businesses critical of harbour plan

Dunedin's harbourside redevelopment plan came in for heavy criticism from industry yesterday, as business after business made it clear the proposal could seriously compromise their operations.

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Dunedin city councillor Colin Weatherall has withdrawn from the hearing to decide on plan changes that would allow a redevelopment of the Steamer Basin, after falling ill with a respiratory problem yesterday.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