Debbie Porteous

Art body suggested

Art body suggested

An independent body to develop and select proposals for public art, as is common in other New Zealand cities, is needed in Dunedin, says the Otago Sculpture Trust, which yesterday proposed a pilot scheme for which it sought support from the city council.

Council ready to hear funding submissions

Council ready to hear funding submissions

Gang members, basketball players, sculptors and church administrators will be among a cross-section of Dunedin's community to stand before the city council and make their requests this week as the latest council budget meeting begins.

Brighton recycling extended

Residents of the Big Stone and Taieri Mouth Rd area will have kerbside recycling from July 1.

Council notes roading strategic cases

The first step towards securing funding for major changes to Dunedin's road networks has been taken by the Dunedin City Council, even though exactly what those changes will be is yet to be decided.

DCC to connect water to rural subdivision

DCC to connect water to rural subdivision

The Dunedin City Council has taken the unusual step of agreeing to connect reticulated water and waste water services to a rural-zoned subdivision on the fringes of the city.

Right at home in Seattle

Right at home in Seattle

Despite the city's liquid sunshine, Debbie Porteous found there was plenty to see and do in Seattle.

Paige turns up late for sale

Paige turns up late for sale

Another Regent 24-hour Book Sale has wrapped up, but not before Paige Samson (20) got her last-minute Wilbur Smith fix for the year.

Agency given a name

The new Dunedin marketing agency to co-ordinate tourism, events, investment, skills and migrant promotion efforts for the city will be known as Enterprise Dunedin.

Family of 13 relieved to receive help

Family of 13 relieved to receive help

A Dunedin family of 13 is elated the city council has stepped in to help after what they say has been years of inaction over sewage-contaminated water seeping into their property after heavy rain.

Worm coming down to earth

Worm coming down to earth

It seems vigorous play has unzipped Dunedin's worm and it will have to be returned to the earth.