Debbie Porteous

Council cools on Octagon trial

Council cools on Octagon trial

The Dunedin City Council may back away from trialling any ban or restriction on vehicles in the lower Octagon and lower Stuart St.

Open day a chance to see and hear vintage machinery

The Otago Vintage Machinery Club will be sounding its foghorn come November 2 and it wants all and sundry to know about it.

Enjoying the romance of steam

Enjoying the romance of steam

A visiting steam train is stirring the memories of some Dunedin people and creating new memories for others.

Decision looms on building

Decision looms on building

Final arguments have been put on whether John Wickliffe House in Dunedin should be painted.

Nine days set aside for alcohol policy hearings

Nine days set aside for alcohol policy hearings

Nine days have been set aside for the Dunedin City Council to hear submissions on its proposed local alcohol policy (Lap).

Ready to take the Antarctic plunge

Ready to take the Antarctic plunge

From the tropical reefs of the Galapagos Islands and Cocos Islands to the icy waters of the Antarctic, Michelle Brunton is ticking off several lifelong-dream dives this year.

Recognition for city cycle plans

Recognition for city cycle plans

Dunedin's recent and planned cycling projects are being lauded as inspirational and ground-breaking and are in the running for national recognition.

Leaks delay pool opening

Leaks delay pool opening

The paddling pool at Dunedin's Woodhaugh Gardens is fenced off while contractors search for the cause of apparent leaks.

Bookbus use still being monitored

Bookbus use still being monitored

Mosgiel's Bookbus service is safe for now, though there has been no noticeable change in patronage since the matter was raised with the community board in July.

2degrees still keen on site

2degrees still keen on site

More than a year since 2degrees was meant to start building a cell tower on Scroggs Hill Rd in Brighton, the site remains empty and peaceful and its neighbours remain on guard.