There are no plans to make families apply for permission to
scatter their loved ones' ashes in public places in Dunedin,
as announced this week in Auckland, but scattering of ashes
in city parks and recreational areas is already
Small sections of Bay View Rd, Mornington Rd and Chadwick St
in Dunedin will be amalgamated into private properties after
property owners applied to the city council to legalise
Although more than 90% of Dunedin's land area is not
susceptible to liquefaction, a substantial portion of its
population and some important commercial, industrial and
infrastructural assets sit on land that possibly is, a GNS
Science report says.
The Otago Regional Council and the Dunedin City Council will
later this month begin consulting the public on new rules and
standards for development in areas of Dunedin identified as
vulnerable to natural hazards.