Debbie Porteous

Decision looms on building

Decision looms on building

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

Nine days set aside for alcohol policy hearings

Nine days set aside for alcohol policy hearings

Nine days have been set aside for the Dunedin City Council to hear submissions on its proposed local alcohol policy (Lap).

Ready to take the Antarctic plunge

Ready to take the Antarctic plunge

From the tropical reefs of the Galapagos Islands and Cocos Islands to the icy waters of the Antarctic, Michelle Brunton is ticking off several lifelong-dream dives this year.

Recognition for city cycle plans

Recognition for city cycle plans

Dunedin's recent and planned cycling projects are being lauded as inspirational and ground-breaking and are in the running for national recognition.

Leaks delay pool opening

Leaks delay pool opening

The paddling pool at Dunedin's Woodhaugh Gardens is fenced off while contractors search for the cause of apparent leaks.

Bookbus use still being monitored

Bookbus use still being monitored

Mosgiel's Bookbus service is safe for now, though there has been no noticeable change in patronage since the matter was raised with the community board in July.

2degrees still keen on site

2degrees still keen on site

More than a year since 2degrees was meant to start building a cell tower on Scroggs Hill Rd in Brighton, the site remains empty and peaceful and its neighbours remain on guard.

Party after warehouse precinct revamped

Party after warehouse precinct revamped Vogel St will come alive with music, artists, food vendors and families today as the community marks the end of the first stage of a DCC plan to revitalise the city's historic warehouse area.

Drawn-out debate over rocky issue

The Warrington rocks will remain in place for now as the debate over their future rumbles on.

New child-care centre

New child-care centre

A Queenstown couple are to build a new preschool child-care centre in Mosgiel that will cater for up to 75 children and provide up to 14 new jobs.