David Loughrey

Stop the Stadium to pay court costs

Stop the Stadium to pay court costs

Stop the Stadium has been ordered to pay almost $10,000 court costs following its unsuccessful High Court bid in April to scuttle Dunedin's stadium project.

Stadium branding forbidden for World Cup

Stadium branding forbidden for World Cup

Stadium sponsor Forsyth Barr may be barred from any advertising at the Dunedin facility - including naming rights - during the Rugby World Cup, because of rules demanding advertising-free stadiums.

$90m in subcontracts agreed

Subcontracts worth $90 million have been approved for 14 companies for work on the Forsyth Barr Stadium, and 10 of those companies are based south of the Waitaki River.

Views over rest-home plan at odds

Views over rest-home plan at odds

Ryman Healthcare's proposed rest-home on Highgate was either a much-needed amenity, or an imposing development - a hospital that should not be allowed in a residential area, a resource consent hearing was told yesterday.

Site will be used -developer

Ryman Healthcare took its case for an $18 million rest-home development back to a resource consent hearing yesterday, and warned that, whatever the outcome, some sort of development would take place on the site in Highgate, Dunedin.

Taieri man to appeal three-ward voting system

Dunedin's three-ward voting system, approved by the Dunedin City Council on Monday, has another hurdle to jump before it can be put in place.

Opposition to phone tower grows

Opposition to phone tower grows

Vodafone New Zealand's plan to build a 30m communications tower in Scroggs Hill Rd, Brighton, will next week face expanded opposition at a Dunedin City Council resource consent hearing.

Review: Keep an eye on 'The Cult'

It is hard not to be instantly impressed by a television show that starts with a pair of eyeball retractors, nurses with syringes full of bright blue liquid looming over unwilling patients, and the main character getting shot in the stomach in the first few minutes.

Councillors vote for Dunedin super ward

Councillors vote for Dunedin super ward

Dunedin looks set for a major change to its local government voting system, with the city council opting for a super ward that will mean the four wards taking in most of the urban area get dumped.

Dunedin man boasts 'classic James Bond toy'

Dunedin man boasts 'classic James Bond toy'

It tips the scales at just 200kg, streaks through the sky at up to 500kmh, and starred in a James Bond movie.