Debbie Porteous

Dissatisfied residents sign up

Dissatisfied residents sign up

Resident backlash against the South Dunedin Cycle Network continues with a 270-signature petition to be presented to the Dunedin City Council urging it to reverse changes made to Marlow St to make it safer for cyclists.

Focus on city's arts and culture

Focus on city's arts and culture

A rethink of the way Dunedin can develop its creative side was long overdue, welcome and would support the massive potential for the city to excel as an arts and culture centre, city councillors said, before approving a draft of new arts and culture strategy for public consultation.

Cycleway group presents choices

A group formed following strong opposition to plans to close access to a street in Dunedin's industrial wharf area to accommodate a cycleway has come up with some other options.

Rates rise, quake plan on agenda

Rates rise, quake plan on agenda

A busy agenda has been prepared for today's Dunedin City Council meeting, much of it tying up the ends of work done over the past few months.

Hunter winched out of ravine

A 67-year-old Wanaka hunter was winched out of a ravine in the Tarras area last night after he became disoriented and could not find his way out.

Pay rise for mayor and councillors

Pay rise for mayor and councillors

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull is looking at a 3% wage increase next year, and councillors 2.8%, following the Remuneration Authority's latest review.

Laws could force booze display change

Laws could force booze display change

The days of prominent displays of alcohol near the entrance to two major Dunedin supermarkets may be numbered as health and licensing authorities oppose the renewal of their off-licences.

Council to carry cost of sharrows, monitoring

The cost of a Dunedin trial of ''sharrows'' - symbols painted on roads to tell motorists the roads are to be shared with cyclists - will be carried by the city council.

Down and dirty on our sports fields

Down and dirty on our sports fields

Wet weather has turned some Dunedin sports fields into bogs, but any permanent solutions are likely to be years away.

'Sharrows' to help cyclists

'Sharrows' to help cyclists

It might be a little safer for people to cycle in central Dunedin from next week.