David Loughrey

Toothy tarbosaur stars in visiting exhibit

Toothy tarbosaur stars in visiting exhibit

Their life was short, probably brutal, and death took them long ago, but a group of dinosaurs and their eggs are finally getting a world trip to die for.

Cull leads attack on city council

Cull leads attack on city council

Local body political grouping Greater Dunedin has begun its electioneering for next year with an attack on the city council of which it is a part.

Cycle trail groups uniting for funds

Cycle trail groups uniting for funds

Dunedin cycle trail enthusiasts are getting together to try to extract government funding for the city's trails, in an initiative they say could have extensive benefits for tourism.

Rubbish costs set to double

Rubbish costs set to double

Dunedin residents will have two recycling bins if the latest city council "preferred option" is adopted.

DCC commissions review of ORFU

DCC commissions review of ORFU

The Dunedin City Council has commissioned an independent review of the Otago Rugby Football Union's governance and management, but is not planning to release the details until next year.

Stadium 'bold move'

The man hired to run Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium yesterday congratulated the Dunedin City Council on a "bold move" to build the facility.

Dunedin seeking to be a fair trade city

Dunedin looks set to become New Zealand's first fair trade city, after a vote to go ahead with the proposal yesterday.

Proposal accepted

A proposal for a subdivision with five residential dwellings, and a small dairy farm, as part of a heritage tourism venture on Harbour Cone, were accepted by the Dunedin City Council's finance and strategy committee yesterday.

Some finding it hard to pay rates bills

The amount of Dunedin City Council rates owed from last year has risen slightly, as anecdotal evidence shows some people are struggling to pay.

Rates still unpaid this year are also up marginally.

Lifestyle property, B&B rates may rise

Lifestyle block owners and bed and breakfast establishments face increased rates under changes to Dunedin's rating system, while farmers look set to pay less of the overall rate take during the next nine years.