David Loughrey

Collaboration the key, business clusters told

THE building blocks are in place for Dunedin business clusters to begin specialising and making the most of their collaboration, a visiting consultant says.

Historic railway station canopy gets makeover

Historic railway station canopy gets makeover

Work has begun on the second stage of a project to replace the platform canopy of the historic Dunedin Railway Station.

Adie to enjoy cuppa on the council

Adie to enjoy cuppa on the council

Dunedin Ratepayers and Householders Association chairman Syd Adie has resigned from the role, and the long-serving critic of the Dunedin City Council looks set to get a civic reception by the very organisation he has fought for the last 20 years.

104 ratepayers delay payment as stadium protest

104 ratepayers delay payment as stadium protest

The number of Dunedin ratepayers that have heeded the call to delay their rates payments in a protest against the Forsyth Barr Stadium project has risen to 104.

Tale of apology that wasn't

Tale of apology that wasn't

When is an apology not an apology? Answer: When it does not meet Dunedin Mayor Peter Chin's requirements.

One project canned, two await consent

One project canned, two await consent

Two contentious plans for development in Dunedin remain unresolved, as the resource consent process is negotiated; and a third development has been canned.

`Ayes' win stadium vote

An "umbrella resolution" yesterday to go ahead with the Forsyth Barr Stadium sparked what must be the shortest debate on the controversial issue so far.

Councillor to tag along to sister city

A Dunedin City councillor appears likely to accompany Mayor Peter Chin to Otaru, Japan, in July, despite concerns about the cost, and whether the Japanese want extra visitors.

Debate on alphabetical order vexes DCC

An election to replace Mosgiel Taieri Community Board member John Kelly is set to cost the city $15,000, but it was the alphabetical order of candidates' names on voting documents that prompted the most discussion yesterday.

Answer to our suffering laid bare

The woman's voice quavered, her lower lip quivered, and from deep within her psyche, every devastating emotional blow she had ever received fought its way painfully to the surface of her consciousness.