Debbie Porteous

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.

Cadet unit leader honoured

Cadet unit leader honoured

When he saw the chairs set out in neat rows for visitors, City of Dunedin Cadet Unit commander Captain Kevin Weir knew something was up.

DCC wants packaging on waste short-list

DCC wants packaging on waste short-list

The Dunedin City Council wants packaging to be on a short-list of products the Government is considering for regulation via mandatory ''product waste stewardship'' schemes.

Funding better than expected

Dunedin is in a better position concerning New Zealand Transport Agency funding for roading over the next four years.