The delivery driver who brought George St to a halt in a
one-man protest after a dispute with parking officers -
labelled a hero by some for his actions - had his day in
A survey on Dunedin's issue of the moment - the city
council's recently introduced and much maligned parking
strategy - will be conducted in the city today.
A Dunedin man has had his parking concerns answered
instantly, but looks set to have to pay a ticket he received.
The future of the Dunedin City Council's social housing will
come under the spotlight today when a hearings committee
considers public submissions on the matter.
I don't make predictions, and I predict I never will. But
wild suppositions are another matter.
The Carisbrook Stadium
Trust will have a backup plan for Rugby World Cup seats when
they go on sale next year, in case the Forsyth Barr Stadium
is not ready.
The actions of a man who blocked Dunedin's main street with
his truck after being issued two parking tickets on Wednesday
has become a cause celebre with business owners furious about
recent changes to the parking regime.
councillor Michael Guest has attacked parts of a report on
sustainability he said were "from the loony left", and urged
the council not to treat the idea as a religion.
The protest that blocked George St yesterday was
inspired by a parking ticket that infuriated a delivery
driver, who found a sympathetic audience for his actions.
Stadium has been ordered to pay almost $10,000 court costs
following its unsuccessful High Court bid in April to scuttle
Dunedin's stadium project.
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