Debbie Porteous

Jobs there 'for everyone who wants to be placed'

The fates of 18 Dunedin Public Libraries staff will be known over the next few weeks following the ''disestablishment'' of their jobs.

Application to fell Heriot Row maple

Application to fell Heriot Row maple

A scheduled maple tree near a historic Heriot Row home will be the next to have its fate considered by the Dunedin City Council.

Cycleways 'a bit more difficult'

Cycleways 'a bit more difficult'

The Dunedin City Council says it is taking stock of the South Dunedin cycle network and reviewing the way forward as project costs and complications start to mount.

Median lines may aid path sharing, crash victim says

Median lines may aid path sharing, crash victim says

A Dunedin cyclist smashed into by another cyclist on a shared path last week says his accident was a reminder care still needs to be taken in cycle lanes.

Cycle lane usage confusion reigns

Cycle lane usage confusion reigns

Changes made to accommodate a cycle lane on Portobello Rd continue to generate complaints, but the Dunedin City Council says it will still be weeks before the problem is sorted.

Dissatisfied residents sign up

Dissatisfied residents sign up

Resident backlash against the South Dunedin Cycle Network continues with a 270-signature petition to be presented to the Dunedin City Council urging it to reverse changes made to Marlow St to make it safer for cyclists.

Focus on city's arts and culture

Focus on city's arts and culture

A rethink of the way Dunedin can develop its creative side was long overdue, welcome and would support the massive potential for the city to excel as an arts and culture centre, city councillors said, before approving a draft of new arts and culture strategy for public consultation.

Cycleway group presents choices

A group formed following strong opposition to plans to close access to a street in Dunedin's industrial wharf area to accommodate a cycleway has come up with some other options.

Rates rise, quake plan on agenda

Rates rise, quake plan on agenda

A busy agenda has been prepared for today's Dunedin City Council meeting, much of it tying up the ends of work done over the past few months.

Hunter winched out of ravine

A 67-year-old Wanaka hunter was winched out of a ravine in the Tarras area last night after he became disoriented and could not find his way out.