Debbie Porteous

Disputed road, cycleway layout to be revisited

Disputed road, cycleway layout to be revisited

Plans for more work on a new road layout on part of Portobello Rd in Dunedin have been put on hold.

Historic building's new life approved

Historic building's new life approved

A Dunedin developer has won a battle against industrial neighbours to convert a historic warehouse on the city's waterfront to apartments, but not without his verbal attacks on opponents being denounced by the consenting authority.

Cohousing group explains point of difference

Cohousing group explains point of difference

A group planning New Zealand's second co-housing community is unapologetic about trying to do something different in Dunedin.

Paint party organiser points to positives

Paint party organiser points to positives

The organiser of a proposed paint party at Logan Park says he is willing to consider breath-testing people as they come in the gate, but thinks it would be a ''slightly extreme'' thing to have to do.

Health official 'source' of inducement claims

Health official 'source' of inducement claims

A top public health official was the source of information that Dunedin punters were offered cheap drinks in exchange for filling in a submission form on a draft local alcohol policy, it has been revealed.

AA to host meeting over Portobello Rd

AA to host meeting over Portobello Rd

The Automobile Association has chipped in on what to do about Dunedin's Portobello Rd, offering to host an urgent public meeting.

Anzac Ave traffic lights to work at last

Anzac Ave traffic lights to work at last

After three years under wraps, the traffic lights at the intersection of Anzac Ave and Frederick St in Dunedin are finally set to be commissioned.

Cycle lane plans may include other parking

Cycle lane plans may include other parking

There could be more car parks around State Highway 1 in central Dunedin after a cycle lane is built on it, if city council plans come to fruition.

Urgent action on 'ghost' road markings

Urgent action on 'ghost' road markings

''Ghost'' road markings confusing drivers in Portobello Rd in Dunedin were due to be blacked out as a matter of urgency last night, over concerns about the possibility of collisions.

How a road split down the middle

How a road split down the middle Contentious changes to a section of Portobello Rd have sparked a raft of complaints, and the council is preparing to spend another $300,000 'fixing them'.