Debbie Porteous

New Govt funding could aid city cycleways

A government promise to spend $100 million more on urban cycleways over the next four years could have direct benefits for Dunedin, National list MP Michael Woodhouse says.

DCC adopts position over trans-Pacific agreement

The Dunedin City Council has taken a stance on the trans-Pacific partnership agreement.

DunDead draws out the zombies for fun weekend

DunDead draws out the zombies for fun weekend

The inaugural outing of Dunedin's pop culture and science festival was such a success there are plans to do it again, organisers say.

Transpacific deal on DCC agenda

The transpacific trade partnership is on the Dunedin City Council's agenda today as it decides whether to lobby the Government.

Three injured in Ocean Grove fire

Three injured in Ocean Grove fire

Three people were taken to Dunedin Hospital with minor injuries after a house fire in the Dunedin suburb of Ocean Grove last night.

Esplanade collapse linked to long-term seepage

Esplanade collapse linked to long-term seepage

A hole that opened up on the Esplanade at St Clair is hoped to be an isolated incident related to water getting in by the old surf club ramp, rather than low sand levels in front of the sea wall.

'It's not good': New hole opens in Esplanade

'It's not good': New hole opens in Esplanade

The Esplanade at St Clair is washing into the sea again, despite almost $700,000 of work to protect it.

Fresh sinkhole opens in St Clair Esplanade

Fresh sinkhole opens in St Clair Esplanade

A new sinkhole has opened up in the Esplanade at St Clair after heavy seas battered the sea wall.

Concern subdivision will ruin rural feel

Concern subdivision will ruin rural feel

The Otago Racing Club has a battle on its hands over its plans to subdivide part of Wingatui racecourse.

Planner opposes painting building panels

Planner opposes painting building panels

A Dunedin city planner has added her disapproval to a proposal to paint the concrete panels of John Wickliffe House.