Debbie Porteous

Mayor wants 'everybody on board'

Mayor wants 'everybody on board'

A Dunedin city councillor has wished a council-led working party ''good luck'' as it begins work on the next stage of a major cycle lane project that would remove central city car parks.

Hunt on for killer of 30 blue penguins

Hunt on for killer of 30 blue penguins

Rangers and animal control are on the hunt for a mystery killer after 30 little blue penguins were killed near Dunedin.

Vandervis ejected after clash with Cull

Vandervis ejected after clash with Cull

Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis was ejected from the council chamber yesterday after a testy exchange with the mayor.

Otago Museum opposes leased mobile trading site on reserve

Otago Museum opposes leased mobile trading site on reserve

A proposal to grant leases for a mobile trading site on the Museum Reserve has hit resistance from Otago Museum.

Vandervis comment draws ire

Vandervis comment draws ire

A Dunedin city councillor's suggestion staff may have provided inaccurate figures in the council's latest annual report has drawn the ire of his colleagues, one of whom accused him of scaremongering.

82-lot estate planned

82-lot estate planned

A Wanaka-based developer has applied for consent to create an 82-lot subdivision on one of the largest pieces of undeveloped residential-zoned land left in Dunedin.

Council cools on Octagon trial

Council cools on Octagon trial

The Dunedin City Council may back away from trialling any ban or restriction on vehicles in the lower Octagon and lower Stuart St.

Open day a chance to see and hear vintage machinery

The Otago Vintage Machinery Club will be sounding its foghorn come November 2 and it wants all and sundry to know about it.

Enjoying the romance of steam

Enjoying the romance of steam

A visiting steam train is stirring the memories of some Dunedin people and creating new memories for others.

Decision looms on building

Decision looms on building

Final arguments have been put on whether John Wickliffe House in Dunedin should be painted.