Debbie Porteous

Warehouse precinct becoming the place to live

Warehouse precinct becoming the place to live

The ''maturing'' of Dunedin's warehouse precinct is driving growth in demand for inner-city apartments, which is viewed as an exciting development for the city.

Apartment living 'really wonderful'

Apartment living 'really wonderful'

Susan Dovey bought her Bond St apartment in 2012, after living 28 years in an Andersons Bay villa, and says she would happily live in the inner city until she dies.

Cycle project scaled back

Cycle project scaled back

The Dunedin City Council has been forced to pare back original plans for the controversial South Dunedin Cycle Network, as the true costs of the project become apparent.

New life for key historic building

New life for key historic building

A key building in Dunedin's warehouse precinct is set to take on a new lease of life over the next few months, as a new owner moves in.

Threat to move over cycleway

Threat to move over cycleway

A Dunedin business owner potentially affected by changes to an intersection on the route of the new harbourside cycleway has threatened to move his enterprise to Auckland.

Have your say about site

Have your say about site

Mosgiel is in line for a new playground, if people want it.

Actions against sea-level rise identified

Actions against sea-level rise identified

Turning Forbury Park racecourse into a lake, building a wall around it or raising the whole area have been rejected as options for defending Dunedin's harbourside and south city areas from sea-level rise.

Street art proponents see the big pictures

Street art proponents see the big pictures

Street art - once treated as a form of vandalism - is now celebrated public art in many of the world's most creative cities, such as Melbourne and Berlin. Debbie Porteous speaks to some who think Dunedin could also become a world-class destination for street art and are doing their darndest to make it happen.

Rash not down to fertiliser use

Rash not down to fertiliser use

The cause of a rash that affected at least seven senior Dunedin rugby players remains a mystery after soil tests showed no fertiliser build-up that would have caused the outbreak.

Cycle lane funding consent 'next month'

Confirmation of funding for the crucial next stage of the controversial project to build separated cycle lanes on central Dunedin's one-way system is expected next month.