Debbie Porteous

Work continues on clearing Hall site

Work continues on clearing Hall site

''Another week and she'll be all gone,'' says Doug Hall of the central Dunedin yard at the centre of a long-running legal tussle between him and the city council.

Paint party refused licence

Paint party refused licence

The future of a paint party in the heart of Dunedin's student area is in doubt, following the rejection of an application for a liquor licence for the event.

Meeting about road layout

Dunedin City Council staff will meet Portobello Rd business and landowners today to try to work out a road layout to suit their needs.

Challenges to liquor licences

Challenges to liquor licences

Challenges to the renewal of the liquor licences of two Dunedin supermarkets will be heard this week.

Panel goes into policy debate

Panel goes into policy debate

It would be difficult to please everybody, Cr Neville Peat said as a Dunedin City Council panel knuckled down to the business of working out a plan to help reduce alcohol-related harm in the city.

Refusal to name bars 'disappointing'

Refusal to name bars 'disappointing'

A top public health official has refused to identify the Dunedin bar or bars he says offered enticements to punters to fill in submissions on a council alcohol plan.

'Draft alcohol policy could cost jobs' - retailers say

'Draft alcohol policy could cost jobs' - retailers say

Supermarkets and retailers say a draft local alcohol policy for Dunedin could cost jobs.

Pontoon sinks, frustration and anger rise

Pontoon sinks, frustration and anger rise

An Otago Peninsula community leader has lambasted the Dunedin companies that designed and built the faulty Portobello pontoon, saying it is ''totally unacceptable'' they are not putting the situation right immediately.

Foundry business considers options

Steel giant Esco Corporation is considering its options after learning residential apartments have been approved just metres from its Dunedin foundry in the city's industrial-wharf district.

Hill talks continue

Hill talks continue

The man instrumental in the Dunedin City Council's move to take the Saddle Hill quarry matter to court plans to stay active on the topic and is keen to help find a solution that is acceptable to the quarry's owners, the council and the community.