Debbie Porteous

Further DCC restructuring proposed

Further DCC restructuring proposed

Creating a new city promotion team within the Dunedin City Council looks set to have ramifications for the way the council's commercial property investments are managed.

Going with the flow

Outram residents should see improvements in water flow during peak times within a year, with two upgrades due to be completed.

Racing club applies to subdivide Wingatui land

Racing club applies to subdivide Wingatui land

Difficult economic times facing the racing industry have led the Otago Racing Club to apply to subdivide and sell some of its land on the Wingatui Racecourse site, its consultant says.

Council satisfied Saddle Hill profile is unchanged

Council satisfied Saddle Hill profile is unchanged

Concerns the ridge line of Saddle Hill's smaller hump is continuing to change are not shared by the director of the company quarrying the hill and the Dunedin City Council.

Trust accepted as conduit for pool project

The Mosgiel Taieri Community Board has accepted an offer of the use of an existing community trust to progress the new Mosgiel pool project.

Police seek ban for 'layback'

Police seek ban for 'layback'

Police have recommended a Dunedin bar manager who poured alcohol directly into a customer's mouth as the man was lying backwards on the bar can have his manager's certificate renewed, but be suspended from managing for 30 days.

DCC tried to assist landowner

DCC tried to assist landowner

Prosecuting the owner of a Maungatua plantation was not a decision taken lightly, the Dunedin City Council says.

Owner 'sore' about order to axe 270,000 trees

Owner 'sore' about order to axe 270,000 trees

A Twizel businessman says he has had enough of investing in Dunedin after learning the hard way about complying with local planning rules.

Leniency on rubbish advocated

Leniency on rubbish advocated

Angry a member was fined $100 after tenants put out their rubbish too early for collection, the Otago Property Investors Association says there should be some leniency in Dunedin's student area at the end of the year because it is an ''exceptional situation''.

Trust offers help in pool planning

A trust previously involved in large community projects in Mosgiel has been offered as a vehicle to advance investigations into a new pool there.