Debbie Porteous

Cohousing project goes to hearing

Cohousing project goes to hearing

Cohousing is a new concept for Dunedin and one people should be excited about, not worried about, supporters say.

Submitters thwart bus shelter plans

Submitters thwart bus shelter plans

A proposal to put up bus shelters outside two Dunedin businesses has been dropped following opposition to council plans.

Picnic table may yet be spared

A picnic table at the corner of Factory and Gordon Rds in Mosgiel may get a stay of execution yet.

Residents argue for rocks to stay

Residents argue for rocks to stay

The removal of a pair of boulders blocking vehicle access to a track to Blueskin Bay has been stalled, for now.

Street name policy to be reviewed

The Dunedin City Council is reviewing its policy on street naming after continually failing to stick to its own rules.

Holes for trees refilled due to error

Holes for trees refilled due to error

Four holes carefully dug for planting trees in Bond St in Dunedin were just as carefully refilled this week after it was discovered they were too close to underground electrical cables.

Proposed shelters driving dissent

Proposed shelters driving dissent

A proposal for a new batch of bus shelters has left some affected property owners in less than a transport of delight.

Artist's flight of fancy

Artist's flight of fancy

Chinese-born street art star DALeast is squeezing Dunedin into a busy international schedule so he can transform a plain Stafford St wall into a work of art.

Saddle Hill proposals go to court

Saddle Hill proposals go to court

Two Dunedin landowners are arguing their case to subdivide more of Saddle Hill to the Environment Court this week.

Anger at audiology failure

It is all very well for a former audiologist to say he has ''moved on'' when Otago families are still living ''every day'' with the effects of late diagnoses of their children's conditions, the Dunedin mother of one of his former patients says.