Debbie Porteous

Traffic control costs 'utter lunacy'

Traffic control costs 'utter lunacy'

The $100,000 cost to date for traffic barriers and signs at the corner of Anzac Ave and Frederick St is lunacy, a Dunedin city councillor says.

Pool site options closer

Pool site options closer

The trust putting a plan together for the Mosgiel Pool project hopes to start consulting residents on potential sites for the pool this month, chairman Geoff Woodcock says.

Liquor licence opposed

Granting an off-licence to a North Rd liquor store could lead to the irresponsible supply of spirits to Dunedin's nearby student population and Salmond College and the University of Otago say they oppose it.

Jobs there 'for everyone who wants to be placed'

The fates of 18 Dunedin Public Libraries staff will be known over the next few weeks following the ''disestablishment'' of their jobs.

Application to fell Heriot Row maple

Application to fell Heriot Row maple

A scheduled maple tree near a historic Heriot Row home will be the next to have its fate considered by the Dunedin City Council.

Cycleways 'a bit more difficult'

Cycleways 'a bit more difficult'

The Dunedin City Council says it is taking stock of the South Dunedin cycle network and reviewing the way forward as project costs and complications start to mount.

Median lines may aid path sharing, crash victim says

Median lines may aid path sharing, crash victim says

A Dunedin cyclist smashed into by another cyclist on a shared path last week says his accident was a reminder care still needs to be taken in cycle lanes.

Cycle lane usage confusion reigns

Cycle lane usage confusion reigns

Changes made to accommodate a cycle lane on Portobello Rd continue to generate complaints, but the Dunedin City Council says it will still be weeks before the problem is sorted.

Dissatisfied residents sign up

Dissatisfied residents sign up

Resident backlash against the South Dunedin Cycle Network continues with a 270-signature petition to be presented to the Dunedin City Council urging it to reverse changes made to Marlow St to make it safer for cyclists.

Focus on city's arts and culture

Focus on city's arts and culture

A rethink of the way Dunedin can develop its creative side was long overdue, welcome and would support the massive potential for the city to excel as an arts and culture centre, city councillors said, before approving a draft of new arts and culture strategy for public consultation.