Debbie Porteous

Authorities want road to stay closed

A blocked vehicle track to the beach at Warrington was not closed using the proper legal process, lawyers have advised, but the authorities want the road to stay closed anyway.

Objectors not swayed by racing club 'threat'

Objectors not swayed by racing club 'threat'

The Otago Racing Club says if it does not get consent to subdivide for a row of houses along Gladstone Rd North at Wingatui, it could build a row of large, potentially brightly lit, noisy and smelly corrugated iron-clad horse barns there instead.

DCC to foot apartments consent bill

DCC to foot apartments consent bill

The Dunedin City Council is footing the bill to process the consent required for the development of the former Loan and Mercantile Building in the harbourside area.

Planners oppose Wingatui housing

Planners oppose Wingatui housing

City planners have sided with residents of a semi-rural Dunedin suburb against development of a subdivision on the Wingatui racecourse site.

Painting the town

Painting the town

Dunedin artist Andy McCready puts the finishing touches on a film noir-themed artwork on a telecommunications cabinet in Forth St, Dunedin.

Passion for his patch

Passion for his patch

Long-time Saddle Hill advocate and politician Colin Weatherall's service to the Saddle Hill community and Dunedin was acknowledged at a community board afternoon tea in Waldronville after his receipt of his Queen's Service Medal on Friday.

Maintenance for domain

Plans for some maintenance work on the Brighton Domain over the next few weeks have been welcomed by the Saddle Hill Community Board.

Co-housing plan called courageous

Dunedin's first proposed co-housing development has received mass support from submitters.

Businesses fear being driven out of area

Businesses fear being driven out of area

It is a choice between buildings and jobs, a panel considering whether to allow apartments in a heritage building in Dunedin's waterfront industrial area has been told.

Demolition threatened; job loss possibility raised

Demolition threatened; job loss possibility raised

The would-be developer of a historic Dunedin warehouse has threatened to try to demolish the building if he is not granted consent to convert part of it into apartments.