Debbie Porteous

Changes planned for cruise ship shuttles

Changes planned for cruise ship shuttles

The Octagon carriageway in Dunedin will become a straight-through road over the cruise ship season if a shuttle drop-off trial goes ahead.

Saddle Hill quarry battle in court today

Saddle Hill quarry battle in court today

It was ''just so improbable'' that ''all that disfigurement'' of Saddle Hill could have been allowed to go on without a consent being in place, a lawyer for quarry operators on the hill says.

University Oval poplars to be removed

University Oval poplars to be removed

Twelve trees that threatened the future of international cricket fixtures in Dunedin will be removed next week.

Million-dollar question of repair

Million-dollar question of repair

The closure of the physio pool has been delayed until June so a solution can be found for the longer term. That solution will inevitably require some capital investment. But how much are we talking? Debbie Porteous finds out that is the million-dollar question.

Physio pool given 6-month reprieve

Physio pool given 6-month reprieve

The Dunedin physio pool will stay open until at least June, after the Southern DHB backed down on a decision to close it in December.

Street furniture a link to the past and future

Street furniture a link to the past and future

Thie brief moment in time has been immortalised inside plastic inside bespoke seats installed this week in Dunedin's historic warehouse precinct.

SDHB to discuss fate of physio pool today

SDHB to discuss fate of physio pool today

The short-term fate of the Dunedin Physio Pool could be known today.

Rocks to go; Warrington track to be reopened

Rocks to go; Warrington track to be reopened

Two large rocks blocking a track to Blueskin Bay since 2008 are to be removed and vehicle access reinstated as soon as possible.

Road options to be studied

Road options to be studied

The options for speeding up the widening of the low road around the Otago Peninsula, and how much that could cost ratepayers, will be studied over the next month.

Council supports physio pool

Council supports physio pool

The Dunedin physio pool seems set to get a reprieve until June and has a shot at a longer future, with a Dunedin City Council offer of support.