Debbie Porteous

Trial of process for public art rejected

A proposal to trial a new process for commissioning public art for Dunedin has been rejected by city councillors.

Pool project funds for scoping only

The Dunedin City Council has accepted an offer from the Taieri Community Facilities Trust to work with the council on developing further a project for a proposed new pool in Mosgiel.

Review of lane-charging

Dunedin city councillors have asked staff to report in the next six months to the community development and environment committee on how the lane charging system at Moana Pool is working.

Support seen as best option

Support seen as best option

Forsyth Barr Stadium may be losing money but events held there since it opened have provided a $45 million economic benefit for Dunedin, the boss of the company running the stadium said as the city council agreed to pump in another $1.4 million to help the company break even.

Insulation scheme to continue

The Dunedin City Council has decided to continue with its Warm Dunedin scheme for at least another year.

No smoking in DCC flats

New tenants of Dunedin City Council flats will not be allowed to smoke inside from July 1.

Hearing on SH88 issue deferred

It appears the Dunedin City Council has avoided a date in court with one of its councillors, for the time being at least.

Agreement on ethical investment

Agreement on ethical investment

The Dunedin City Council has voted to not invest in the munitions, tobacco, fossil fuel extraction, gambling or pornography industries.

Tough budget decisions: mayor

Tough budget decisions: mayor

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has set the scene for city councillors as they begin debating what to spend ratepayers' money on, and what not to, in the 2014-15 financial year.

Staff study possible solution to cycleway debate

Dunedin city councillor Richard Thomson thinks he might have a plan that could satisfy the desires of both sides of the debate over which part of Portobello Rd/Harington Point Rd to improve first.