A report on the effects of a permanent liquor ban in North
Dunedin will be put together in the next few weeks, as
efforts to find solutions to problems in the area continue.
A landowner's request to buy part of a 20m wide, C-shaped
reserve on the bank of Kaikorai Stream will be given further
consideration, following a meeting of the Green Island
Esplanade Reserve hearings committee in Dunedin.
Media speculation about what would happen fuelled the
subsequent trouble in north Dunedin on Saturday night,
Dunedin Mayor Peter Chin believes.
Police say it was Otago students and hangers-on - not their
Canterbury peers - who were responsible for another round of
Undie 500 disorder in Dunedin on Saturday night.
"Disappointed" was the word on the lips of every person
contacted for a response to Saturday night's disorder in
A masked man made off with $160 after robbing the dairy on
the corner of King Edward and Melbourne Sts, South Dunedin.
Several thousand Dunedin businesses will get a visit from the
city council in the next six months, as staff ascertain which
will have to pay more to dispose of their waste.
Claims the Awatea St stadium will not have conference spaces,
or that it will not have the facilities necessary for
conference events are wrong, Carisbrook Stadium Trust
chairman Malcolm Farry says.
Prejudice occurs in all areas of society,
but sexism is not a problem within the Dunedin City Council,
one current and one former female councillor say.
"You have to have a willy
to get anywhere in this council."
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