Debbie Porteous

Residents feel left out of cycleway planning

Residents feel left out of cycleway planning

If, as one city councillor said this week, any decision involving road changes will upset some people, then inserting a large network of new cycleways on top of existing streets must be up there as a challenge for a city.

Financial stability still a risk, committee told

Financial stability still a risk, committee told

Financial sustainability, a new funding model for Forsyth Barr Stadium and detecting potential fraud might be its highest priorities risks, Audit NZ has suggested to the Dunedin City Council's new audit and risk subcommittee.

'Living archive' gains momentum

'Living archive' gains momentum

A Middlemarch woman's efforts to compile material about the area in the 1950s has gone so well she has decided to continue the project into subsequent decades.

Restructuring for efficiency at libraries

Restructuring for efficiency at libraries

Staffing at Dunedin libraries is being restructured in a bid to make the service more efficient.

Feedback taken on potential cycleway snag

Feedback taken on potential cycleway snag

The $4.5 million South Dunedin cycle network may not be completed within the Dunedin City Council's four-year deadline, as Victoria Rd potentially poses another stumbling block.

Doggy don't: park too foul for children's use

Doggy don't: park too foul for children's use

The number of dogs being allowed to do their business on Dunedin sports fields and run around them off the lead has prompted the city's animal services team to increase its monitoring and education of dog owners.

Council cycle plan a 'ludicrous idea'

Council cycle plan a 'ludicrous idea'

A storm is brewing in Victoria Rd where some residents say the Dunedin City Council's plan to install a shared walk/cycle path is rushed and a potential disaster.

DCC considers dog park issues

Dunedin City Council staff have been investigating issues at the East Taieri dog park to see what can be done after users asked the council to tackle weed, drainage and lighting issues there.

Councillor urges better standard of work

Councillor urges better standard of work

Parts of Dunedin are lacking basic maintenance and city council staff need to put pressure on contractors to improve their performance, a Dunedin city councillor says.

Councillors revive fluoridation issue

Councillors revive fluoridation issue

Not content to let the sleeping fluoridation bear lie, new city councillors Mike Lord and David Benson-Pope may poked it firmly in the stomach yesterday.