Debbie Porteous

Quarry debate digs deep into past

Quarry debate digs deep into past

The debate over quarrying on Saddle Hill is intensifying, but it is not without a sense of deja vu. Debbie Porteous takes a look at a gravel pit that has generated almost as much debate as stone in the past 50 years.

New policy on remissions

The Dunedin City Council is to adopt a new process to deal with requests to not pay some or all of required development contributions.

Buildings get rates relief

A prominent historic harbourside building and a former student pub have been given rates relief as part of a policy to preserve Dunedin's heritage buildings.

Reservoir work likely to start in early 2015

The restoration of Dunedin's Ross Creek Reservoir is expected to begin early next year after being delayed until authorities agree on how it should be repaired.

Staff to assess pool plan

Staff to assess pool plan

Dunedin city councillors will wait until a proposal for a new aquatic centre in Mosgiel is assessed by staff, before discussing it.

Fraud prevention policy updated

The Dunedin City Council is to adopt a new fraud prevention policy.

Mosgiel pool plan scrutiny by councillors

The proposal for a new $15 million swimming pool in Mosgiel comes under the noses of Dunedin city councillors for the first time on Monday.

DCC exploring options for landfill

DCC exploring options for landfill

The Dunedin City Council is investigating a private-public partnership to manage the council's landfill at Green Island.

Alcohol display's $1m problem

Alcohol display's $1m problem

Moving the alcohol display area at Countdown's Cumberland St supermarket in Dunedin would cost the store more than $1million, its owner says.

City's retaining walls to be checked

City's retaining walls to be checked

Stability will be to the fore as the Dunedin City Council casts a critical eye over more than 4000 of the city's retaining walls.