David Loughrey

Police raid nets cannabis

Kaitangata man will face court on January 26 following a cannabis seizure Detective Sergeant Kate Bartlett, of Balclutha, described as "a really well-constructed indoor grow".

Plenty of fun for summer celebration

Plenty of fun for summer celebration

Summer in Dunedin, such as it is, will not be lacking in outdoor events, as the year's annual summer festival begins.

Gambling policy review throws up division

A review of Dunedin's gambling policy has attracted about 800 submissions, with 49 planning to voice their opinions in front of a hearings committee.

No litigation in wake of crane incident

No litigation in wake of crane incident

No prosecution will follow an incident last year in which the 61m boom of a 70-tonne crane toppled and smashed on to the pavement in Frederick St, Dunedin.

New chief says rugby officials 'arrogant'

The new head of the Forsyth Barr Stadium has taken rugby officials to task for the "arrogance" he says they have shown the sport's potential supporters.

Not just a rugby stadium?

Not just a rugby stadium?

The much-vaunted multipurpose nature of the Forsyth Barr Stadium has been both heralded by proponents and mocked by opponents as the building rapidly takes shape on Dunedin's waterfront.

City debt spiralling to $360m

City debt spiralling to $360m

At some point in the next financial year, the Dunedin City Council's total debt will reach its forecast peak of $360 million.

Ready to do it all again

A year of television is a thing of beauty. The year 2009 again took the joy of that most excellent medium to new heights, and before 2010 tops it, let's look back in gratitude at what we have been offered.

Project now part of community's history

Project now part of community's history

An exhibition of Aramoana's history ended its ninth annual run yesterday, and the event that started as a millennium project will be continued.

False alarms about 25% of fire callouts

False alarms about 25% of fire callouts

About one-quarter of all Fire Service callouts in Dunedin are false alarms, similar to figures for the rest of New Zealand, with the cost to taxpayers nationally close to $25 million a year.