Debbie Porteous

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.

Council taking steps to speed up consents

Council taking steps to speed up consents

A series of measures to try to speed up the processing of building consents has been outlined by Dunedin City Council senior management, but they warn the problem not will be fixed overnight.

Stadium payment may rise

Stadium payment may rise

Dunedin ratepayers will be called on for the third year in a row to help balance Forsyth Barr Stadium's books.

Chance to develop shared facilities

Chance to develop shared facilities

Support has been sought from the Dunedin City Council for a large new joint sports hub development behind Logan Park High School.