Debbie Porteous

Reports on quake risk slow to get to council

Reports on quake risk slow to get to council

Some property owners in Dunedin are holding off supplying the city council with details on how their buildings would stand up to a significant earthquake.

Dunedin rises in Gigatown

Dunedin rises in Gigatown

Dunedin has jumped up the leaderboard in the Gigatown competition.

Council announces head of audit, risk

The Dunedin City Council has named the independent chairwoman of its new audit and risk subcommittee, tasked with ensuring risk is being managed appropriately within the organisation.

Subdivision seen to benefit township

Subdivision seen to benefit township

The development of a 28-lot subdivision at Outram will bring more people to the township, which will be good for it socially and economically, says the Dunedin City Council committee that has approved the rezoning of 7.7ha of rural land for the project.

Groups combine to insulate couple's home

Groups combine to insulate couple's home

Waitati couple who lived for 25 years without roof insulation in their seaside home are sleeping more warmly after a group aiming to make Dunedin homes more cosy came to their aid.

New pool wanted: poll

New pool wanted: poll

The word on the street is the people of Mosgiel want a new pool, an informal poll of residents has revealed.

'Breaker One' in town for USA Day

'Breaker One' in town for USA Day

Children and adults alike are drawn to Barry and Jane Sinclair's '72 Dodge Coronet whenever they roll it out.

Former pro cricketer to head DVML

Former pro cricketer to head DVML

A former professional cricketer has been tasked with making a success of Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Council reverses stand on one of two water applications

Council reverses stand on one of two water applications

Dunedin city councillors have partially backtracked on a decision to reject an application for out-of-zone water connections to a Signal Hill property.

Road funds change could cost council

Any sudden move to a new rate of Government funding that could create a $4.3 million reduction in work done on Dunedin's roads each year would compromise the city council's ability to maintain acceptable levels of service, the council says.