David Loughrey

Stop the Stadium may seek judicial review

Stop the Stadium has sought legal advice on the possibility of a judicial review of the Otago Regional Council's decision to help fund the stadium.

Stadium appeal dropped

Stop the Stadium has dropped its Environment Court appeals against the district plan and roading changes necessary for the stadium project, just days before preliminary hearings were to begin.

$15m now the key for stadium

$15m now the key for stadium

The last week has been another momentous period in the perilous journey that is the Otago stadium - or the Forsyth Barr Stadium at University Plaza, as it was more recently named.

Anger as harbour changes approved

Anger as harbour changes approved

A district plan change allowing Dunedin's harbourside to be redeveloped with apartments, bars and cafes has been approved, prompting an angry reaction from business owners in the area, with one saying he may move his business to Christchurch.

Decision late in March

A decision on the future of Lovelock Ave, which runs through the Dunedin Botanic Garden from Opoho, is not expected until late next month.

Tomahawk gets the all clear

Tomahawk gets the all clear

For more than 100 years Tomahawk beach was often contaminated by sewage, but the Dunedin City Council says the inner city beach that was blighted by an ancient sewage system is now clean.

ORC votes to fund stadium

ORC votes to fund stadium

The Otago Regional Council has today voted to confirm funding of $37.5 million for the Otago Stadium.

Waipori fund loses $2.7m

Waipori fund loses $2.7m

The Dunedin City Council's Waipori fund has had its toughest quarter since it was set up in 1998, with sharp declines in equity markets and volatile exchange rates, although positive returns on the bond market because of lower interest rates have provided some good news.

June start possible if ORC backs stadium

June start possible if ORC backs stadium

Preliminary work on the Otago Stadium site at Awatea St could begin as early as June, Carisbrook Stadium Trust chairman Malcolm Farry says.

DCC votes 'Yes' on stadium

DCC votes 'Yes' on stadium

The Dunedin City Council voted yesterday to proceed with the Otago Stadium, subject to conditions; a clear signal the local authority is determined to push the project through.