Debbie Porteous

City living costs set to rise

City living costs set to rise

Multiple departments of the Dunedin City Council are seeking councillor approval to increase some of their fees and charges from July 1 - including potentially more increases in landfill fees.

Signed Frame song book remarkable find

Signed Frame song book remarkable find

A remarkable find at a Palmerston second-hand book store last week might have been more than just a coincidence, Janet Frame's niece says.

Views on footpath upgrades welcomed

About 15 people attended a public meeting in Brighton last week to discuss proposed improvements to footpaths in the township.

Rodeo attracts high number of entries

This year's Outram Rodeo is shaping up to be one of the best yet, publicity officer Fred Dougherty says.

Good fishing anticipated

The Brighton Club is looking forward to another cracking day of fishing at its annual competition on Saturday.

Broad Bay retaining wall work to start by end of year

Broad Bay retaining wall work to start by end of year

Work is expected to start on a new $900,000 retaining wall at Broad Bay by the end of the year.

Backstop wall plans by year end

Designs for a backstop wall at Ocean Beach Domain will be completed by the end of the year so they are ready to implement in the case of an emergency.

Mobile food bylaw could be relaxed after feedback

Mobile food bylaw could be relaxed after feedback

Mobile food traders could soon be dotted around Dunedin's central city, and potentially along the main shopping streets, under a proposed relaxation of the bylaw governing where they can operate.

Agency replacing Tourism Dunedin

Agency replacing Tourism Dunedin

Tourism Dunedin is to be disestablished and its work absorbed by a new Dunedin City Council in-house marketing agency that will promote the city's business, education and tourism.

Realignment dispute bill likely to top $1m

Realignment dispute bill likely to top $1m

The ratepayer bill for a dispute between the Dunedin City Council and one of its city councillors is set to pass $1 million.