David Loughrey

Report on liquor ban proposed

Report on liquor ban proposed

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.

Sale of reserve land under consideration

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.

Mayor says disorder fuelled by media 'hype'

Mayor says disorder fuelled by media 'hype'

Media speculation about what would happen fuelled the subsequent trouble in north Dunedin on Saturday night, Dunedin Mayor Peter Chin believes.

Undie visitors not to blame

Undie visitors not to blame

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.

Disappointment all round at disorderly Castle St events

Disappointment all round at disorderly Castle St events

"Disappointed" was the word on the lips of every person contacted for a response to Saturday night's disorder in Castle St.

Man robs South Dunedin dairy

Man robs South Dunedin dairy

A masked man made off with $160 after robbing the dairy on the corner of King Edward and Melbourne Sts, South Dunedin.

Businesses face waste charges

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.

Stadium conference claims disputed

Stadium conference claims disputed

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.

Sexist council claim rejected

Sexist council claim rejected

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.

DCC councillors 'need a willy' to progress - Butcher

DCC councillors 'need a willy' to progress - Butcher

"You have to have a willy to get anywhere in this council."