David Loughrey

Reviews of stadium project to be carried out

Reviews of stadium project to be carried out

A new peer review has been set up to look at conflicts of interest within Dunedin's stadium project, and another review will check its design includes everything needed to ensure operating revenue if it is built.

Rugby league: Otago dominates neighbour

Rugby league: Otago dominates neighbour

Otago blew Southland off the park on Saturday, with both the senior and under-18 sides victorious 100 years after the provinces first crossed swords.

Musical director retires after 10 years on a happy note

Musical director retires after  10 years on a happy note

Heavenly harmonies filled a mostly full Knox Church yesterday, providing a fitting tribute to the Dunedin Star Singers' musical director Dulcie Gunn.

Railway overbridge repairs complete

Railway overbridge repairs complete

It has cost $240,000, and taken eight months and four days, but for commuters who park in the harbourside area of Dunedin, the wait is finally over.

Tertiary precinct agreement signed

A memorandum of understanding signed yesterday puts in place a plan to help develop a sustainable, quality campus environment in an area inextricably linked with the future of the city.

Stadium marketing push begins

Stadium marketing push begins

Dunedin's stadium project has a new name, and the Carisbrook Stadium Trust is about to start a marketing blitz to raise the rest of the private sector funding it needs to build the facility.

Use sought for vacant greens

Use sought for vacant greens

As a rental opportunity, the property near the corner of Maori Rd and Serpentine Ave has some unusual qualities.

Lovelock Ave supporters present case

Passionate and apparently widespread opposition among Opoho residents and others to the proposed loss of Lovelock Ave was prominent at a resource consent hearing yesterday.

Small city creates collision of interests

Small city creates collision of interests

There may be six degrees of separation in many parts of the world, but in Dunedin, there appears to be none at all. Dunedin City Council reporter David Loughrey considers the complex web of relationships between major players in city projects.

He asks whether it is possible to do business in Dunedin without having some sort of conflict of interest, and at what point it is time to step aside.

Sweets pave way to free parking

Sweets pave way to free parking

Dates and marshmallows have helped put in place free parking for Dunedin's over-75s at almost all metered parks in the city.