David Loughrey

Temporary liquor ban in north of city

Temporary liquor ban in north of city

A temporary liquor ban will cover North Dunedin during August, despite concern from some city councillors not enough had been done to liaise with "underground" Undie 500 organisers.

Parking fees raised as new rules approved

Parking fees raised as new rules approved

New parking rules approved for Dunedin yesterday will end free parking in the central city, raise the cost of parking in George St to $4 an hour and cost $1 million to implement.

Angry emails take toll on councillors

Angry emails take toll on councillors

"Hate mail" and personal criticism are taking a toll on some local body politicians in Dunedin, affecting an already fraught public consultation system.

Cosy Dell student flats application declined

A Dunedin City Council resource consent committee has turned down a plan for a nine-bedroom student residential unit in the Cosy Dell area of Dunedin.

Undie 500 fears prompt temporary liquor ban call

Undie 500 fears prompt temporary liquor ban call

Police are calling for a temporary liquor ban for North Dunedin in August, amid fears an unofficial Undie 500 could again erupt into disorder.

Stop the Stadium mobilises against district plan change

Stop the Stadium mobilises against district plan change

Stop the Stadium is gearing up to provide help for people to make submissions against a district plan change that would allow the Awatea St Stadium to be built, and is today beginning a membership drive.

Youthful support for stadium

Youthful support for stadium

Dunedin's Awatea St stadium has a school-aged supporter who has found 165 of his peers to help him lobby for the project.

Parking excuses - they've heard them all

Parking excuses - they've heard them all

When it comes to creative excuses for incurring a parking ticket in Dunedin, Rachael Kelly has heard them all.

Up the creek without a crane

Up the creek without a crane

Men and machines worked in fading light to save a digger stuck in the Andersons Bay inlet last night, as a rising tide threatened to swamp the machine.

Apology tendered for angry remark

Apology tendered for angry remark

A Dunedin city councillor has apologised for a comment at a meeting this week about "old men with hearing aids" after it was taken as a personal slight by Dunedin Ratepayers and Householders Association chairman Syd Adie, and as a slight against those with disabilities.