Debbie Porteous

Planners oppose Wingatui housing

Planners oppose Wingatui housing

City planners have sided with residents of a semi-rural Dunedin suburb against development of a subdivision on the Wingatui racecourse site.

Painting the town

Painting the town

Dunedin artist Andy McCready puts the finishing touches on a film noir-themed artwork on a telecommunications cabinet in Forth St, Dunedin.

Passion for his patch

Passion for his patch

Long-time Saddle Hill advocate and politician Colin Weatherall's service to the Saddle Hill community and Dunedin was acknowledged at a community board afternoon tea in Waldronville after his receipt of his Queen's Service Medal on Friday.

Maintenance for domain

Plans for some maintenance work on the Brighton Domain over the next few weeks have been welcomed by the Saddle Hill Community Board.

Co-housing plan called courageous

Dunedin's first proposed co-housing development has received mass support from submitters.

Businesses fear being driven out of area

Businesses fear being driven out of area

It is a choice between buildings and jobs, a panel considering whether to allow apartments in a heritage building in Dunedin's waterfront industrial area has been told.

Demolition threatened; job loss possibility raised

Demolition threatened; job loss possibility raised

The would-be developer of a historic Dunedin warehouse has threatened to try to demolish the building if he is not granted consent to convert part of it into apartments.

Building a rarity

The Loan and Mercantile Building in Dunedin is the most significant 19th century warehouse building remaining in the country, art and architectural historian Peter Entwisle says.

Long way to go for tunnel cycle trail

Long way to go for tunnel cycle trail

Organisers behind the plan to create a cycle trail between Mosgiel and Dunedin say it is going to take longer than hoped.

New Govt funding could aid city cycleways

A government promise to spend $100 million more on urban cycleways over the next four years could have direct benefits for Dunedin, National list MP Michael Woodhouse says.