Debbie Porteous

Rosie's top shop prize unexpected

Rosie's top shop prize unexpected

A humble Mosgiel gift outlet has been named Otago and Southland's top home and style shop.

Committee votes to extend 50kmh area

Committee votes to extend 50kmh area

Three Dunedin city councillors have voted to extend a 50kmh speed limit on Portobello Rd, against a staff recommendation.

Second bid to name new street

The Chalmers Community Board will make a second attempt at naming a new street in Sawyers Bay today, after a brouhaha at the Dunedin City Council about the first suggested name being outside road naming policy.

Harbour trail link on way

Harbour trail link on way

A new shared cycle/walkway linking Dunedin's west harbour shared path with the city is expected to be built by February next year.

Dispute may be settled next week

Dispute may be settled next week

A decision on the future of the Hall Bros Transport depot in Anzac Ave, in Dunedin, is expected next week.

Speed limits on council table

Speed limits on council table

City speed limits will be on the Dunedin City Council's agenda this week, as it decides whether to put the brakes on old speed limits on 12 roads.

Embarkation 100 years on

Embarkation 100 years on

The forecourt of the Dunedin Railway Station was once again alive with soldiers in uniform yesterday as the clock was turned back 100 years to mark the departure of Otago and Southland troops for the battlefields of World War 1.

Ward fire damages wall

The Southern District Health Board is investigating after a patient allegedly set fire to a bathroom wall in a locked mental health ward at Dunedin's Wakari Hospital.

Arguments against flats plan rebuffed

Arguments against flats plan rebuffed

The future of one of Dunedin's - and possibly New Zealand's - most significant historic warehouses is in the hands of three city councillors following a final attempt to persuade them they should allow it to be turned into apartments.

Fundraiser for Kids Hospital Appeal

Fundraiser for Kids Hospital Appeal

He might not be able to eat one, but Dunedin 15-month-old Brendan Forbes and his family know all too well the value of a good cheese roll.