Debbie Porteous

Street furniture a link to the past and future

Street furniture a link to the past and future

Thie brief moment in time has been immortalised inside plastic inside bespoke seats installed this week in Dunedin's historic warehouse precinct.

SDHB to discuss fate of physio pool today

SDHB to discuss fate of physio pool today

The short-term fate of the Dunedin Physio Pool could be known today.

Rocks to go; Warrington track to be reopened

Rocks to go; Warrington track to be reopened

Two large rocks blocking a track to Blueskin Bay since 2008 are to be removed and vehicle access reinstated as soon as possible.

Road options to be studied

Road options to be studied

The options for speeding up the widening of the low road around the Otago Peninsula, and how much that could cost ratepayers, will be studied over the next month.

Council supports physio pool

Council supports physio pool

The Dunedin physio pool seems set to get a reprieve until June and has a shot at a longer future, with a Dunedin City Council offer of support.

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.