The days of overflowing sewage in Kaikorai Valley are
numbered as the Dunedin City Council prepares to spend about
$7 million on a once-in-100-year wastewater pipe replacement.
''Another week and she'll be all gone,'' says Doug Hall of
the central Dunedin yard at the centre of a long-running
legal tussle between him and the city council.
The future of a paint party in the heart of Dunedin's student
area is in doubt, following the rejection of an application
for a liquor licence for the event.
Dunedin City Council staff will meet Portobello Rd business
and landowners today to try to work out a road layout to suit
Challenges to the renewal of the liquor licences of two
Dunedin supermarkets will be heard this week.
It would be difficult to please everybody, Cr Neville Peat
said as a Dunedin City Council panel knuckled down to the
business of working out a plan to help reduce alcohol-related
harm in the city.
A top public health official has refused to identify the
Dunedin bar or bars he says offered enticements to punters to
fill in submissions on a council alcohol plan.
Supermarkets and retailers say a draft local alcohol policy
for Dunedin could cost jobs.
An Otago Peninsula community leader has lambasted the Dunedin
companies that designed and built the faulty Portobello
pontoon, saying it is ''totally unacceptable'' they are not
putting the situation right immediately.
Steel giant Esco Corporation is considering its options after
learning residential apartments have been approved just
metres from its Dunedin foundry in the city's
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