Debbie Porteous

DCC to be asked to help fund planters

DCC to be asked to help fund planters

The Mosgiel Business Association is to ask the Dunedin City Council to help fund the $7000 annual upkeep of 20 planter boxes in Mosgiel's main streets.

New top cop for Taieri

Dunedin police's district operations manager Inspector Alastair Dickie is to take up the role of Clutha-Taieri area response manager.

No institution charges

Out-of-town visitors will not be charged to visit Dunedin's council-owned cultural institutions, but councillors have signalled they expect the institutions to find other ways of making money.

Push to attract overseas students

Push to attract overseas students

The Dunedin City Council has employed a person to help attract international students to the city to study.

Video: Surfers worried by protest boats

Video: Surfers worried by protest boats

Surfers and surf life-savers say the actions of the driver of a boat which they say did ''donuts'' within metres of surfers at St Clair on Saturday were inappropriate and risky, but the fisherman involved says he did nothing wrong.

Shanghai visitors part of exchange programme

Shanghai visitors part of exchange programme

A member of the Shanghai Municipal Government's foreign affairs office is to spend two months working at the Dunedin City Council.

Cull, Vandervis censured over feud

Cull, Vandervis censured over feud

The failure of Dunedin's mayor and a city councillor to resolve a minor conduct breach more quickly did not reflect well on either of them as city leaders, the men were told yesterday.

No weighbridge at landfill yet

No weighbridge at landfill yet

Dunedin city councillors have voted against installing a weighbridge at the Green Island landfill immediately, opting instead to seek residents' opinion.

Hope signal problems fixed

The New Zealand Transport Agency says it hopes ''teething problems'' with new traffic signal timings at the intersections at Quarry Rd, Gladstone Rd, Gordon Rd and Hagart Alexander Dr are now history.

Town's population to disappear

Town's population to disappear

Mosgiel's Pearl of the Plain sign in Quarry Rd is to lose its population figure and receive a general spruce-up.