Debbie Porteous

January hotter than usual throughout Otago

January hotter than usual throughout Otago

January was the fifth driest month in Dunedin since records started at Musselburgh in 1918.

Flight hit by lightning near Dunedin

Flight hit by lightning near Dunedin

An Air New Zealand flight from Dunedin was cancelled after the plane was struck by lightning on its approach into the city's airport this afternoon.

Opportunity to have say on new pool

Mosgiel-Taieri residents will have another chance to have a say on their preferences for a new pool complex in Mosgiel next month.

Road to be renamed during Cricket World Cup

Road to be renamed during Cricket World Cup

Logan Park Drive, the road to the University Oval in Dunedin, will be temporarily renamed Brendon McCullum Dr for the duration of the Cricket World Cup.

Consultation on physio pool mooted

Consultation on physio pool mooted

The Dunedin City Council is to consider consulting residents on whether it should help fund the Otago Therapeutic Pool in Dunedin.

Unfunded item but still a chance

Unfunded item but still a chance

A new pool complex in Mosgiel is in the Dunedin City Council's draft long-term plan - but no money is allocated for it.

Manhole sewage overflow could be transferred

Manhole sewage overflow could be transferred

Providing safe public access to the Caversham Tunnel could mean more sewage might flood Surrey St properties, Dunedin city councillors have been told.

Concern over pest plants

The Dunedin City Council has been called to action on Mt Watkin reserve near Waikouaiti.

Move to double cycleway spend

Move to double cycleway spend

A proposal to double the ratepayer contribution to a city-wide cycle network over the next decade has received initial support from most Dunedin city councillors.

Plan to bring forward road widening

Plan to bring forward road widening

Widening Otago Peninsula's low road seven years sooner than planned is a ''no-brainer'', Dunedin city councillors say.