Debbie Porteous

Subdivision work could soon begin

Work could begin on a 34-lot subdivision in Outram's Formby St early next year.

Saddle Hill quarry tale on website

Saddle Hill quarry tale on website

Calvin Fisher says he understands the community's concerns about quarrying on Saddle Hill, but advises people to direct their frustrations to the Dunedin City Council, not him.

Residents refuse to surrender over hill

Residents refuse to surrender over hill

Residents deeply disappointed with a High Court decision that a consent does exist to quarry Saddle Hill, near Dunedin, are vowing to fight on to save it.

Pair at odds over paint party

Pair at odds over paint party

The Otago University Students' Association has had a crack at out-of-town student event organisers about a lack of commitment to health and safety.

Disputed road, cycleway layout to be revisited

Disputed road, cycleway layout to be revisited

Plans for more work on a new road layout on part of Portobello Rd in Dunedin have been put on hold.

Historic building's new life approved

Historic building's new life approved

A Dunedin developer has won a battle against industrial neighbours to convert a historic warehouse on the city's waterfront to apartments, but not without his verbal attacks on opponents being denounced by the consenting authority.

Cohousing group explains point of difference

Cohousing group explains point of difference

A group planning New Zealand's second co-housing community is unapologetic about trying to do something different in Dunedin.

Paint party organiser points to positives

Paint party organiser points to positives

The organiser of a proposed paint party at Logan Park says he is willing to consider breath-testing people as they come in the gate, but thinks it would be a ''slightly extreme'' thing to have to do.

Health official 'source' of inducement claims

Health official 'source' of inducement claims

A top public health official was the source of information that Dunedin punters were offered cheap drinks in exchange for filling in a submission form on a draft local alcohol policy, it has been revealed.

AA to host meeting over Portobello Rd

AA to host meeting over Portobello Rd

The Automobile Association has chipped in on what to do about Dunedin's Portobello Rd, offering to host an urgent public meeting.