Debbie Porteous

DCC backs restoring Aramoana wharf

The Dunedin City Council has indicated its support for a community project to restore the Aramoana wharf.

Focus on consultation

Focus on consultation

The Dunedin City Council is to consult the community on how it consults the community.

Massive response to DCC alcohol plan

Massive response to DCC alcohol plan

Plans to bring forward the 4am closing time of Dunedin bars have sparked the highest number of submissions to the Dunedin City Council for any issue in years.

Outram wedding venue on-licence opposition shot down

Outram wedding venue on-licence opposition shot down

An objection from the neighbours of a wedding and function venue near Outram against it getting an on-licence is of little relevance to the decision on whether it should be granted, the lawyer for the venue says.

$60k fine for mountain plantings

$60k fine for mountain plantings

A company which planted 280,000 Douglas firs on the Maungatua Range near Mosgiel without a resource consent is to pay a $60,000 fine.

Chairman calms rocky gathering

Chairman calms rocky gathering

Tensions bubbled to the surface during a meeting about two rocks in Warrington yesterday, but were stopped from boiling over when a community leader told people to simmer down.

Cycle lane version two improved

Cycle lane version two improved

A stretch of Portobello Rd that has been confusing motorists since the introduction of a cycle lane has been redesigned.

Craft beer's female fanbase growing

Craft beer's female fanbase growing

Forget cider; it seems real women love craft beer.

Street art only shines at night

Street art only shines at night

By day it seems there is some change to be seen in Dunedin's warehouse district every week.

Two transport engineers about to hit the road

Two transport engineers about to hit the road

The Dunedin City Council will lose two of its most senior transportation brains this month, when they leave to take up new career opportunities.