Debbie Porteous

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.

Council land purchase 'wonderful news'

Council land purchase 'wonderful news'

Paths that cross land linking parts of the Dunedin suburb of Corstorphine will be restored after the Dunedin City Council bought the land for $495,000.

Major Ross Creek work planned

Major Ross Creek work planned

A major year-long project to repair Dunedin's Ross Creek Reservoir is expected to begin in October.

Council apologises to family over dog

Council apologises to family over dog

A Dunedin family has received an apology from the Dunedin City Council after it euthanised the family's beloved pet dog.

Older drivers in rear-view mirror

Older drivers in rear-view mirror

In the week a 90-year-old woman caused a serious crash after driving the wrong way along Dunedin's Southern Motorway, Debbie Porteous takes a look at issue of older drivers on New Zealand roads.

Council seeks to fill post

The Dunedin City Council is this weekend advertising for the job of director of a new group that will be responsible for the economic development and marketing of the city.

Potential danger recognised

Potential danger recognised

Dawn Ibbotson (99) reluctantly gave up driving about six years ago because she knew her age potentially made her a danger to herself and others.

Council's belated apology

Council's belated apology

A fault in a central Dunedin parking meter that spewed money instead of accepting it has been fixed.