Debbie Porteous

Pay rise for mayor and councillors

Pay rise for mayor and councillors

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull is looking at a 3% wage increase next year, and councillors 2.8%, following the Remuneration Authority's latest review.

Laws could force booze display change

Laws could force booze display change

The days of prominent displays of alcohol near the entrance to two major Dunedin supermarkets may be numbered as health and licensing authorities oppose the renewal of their off-licences.

Council to carry cost of sharrows, monitoring

The cost of a Dunedin trial of ''sharrows'' - symbols painted on roads to tell motorists the roads are to be shared with cyclists - will be carried by the city council.

Down and dirty on our sports fields

Down and dirty on our sports fields

Wet weather has turned some Dunedin sports fields into bogs, but any permanent solutions are likely to be years away.

'Sharrows' to help cyclists

'Sharrows' to help cyclists

It might be a little safer for people to cycle in central Dunedin from next week.

Council land purchase 'wonderful news'

Council land purchase 'wonderful news'

Paths that cross land linking parts of the Dunedin suburb of Corstorphine will be restored after the Dunedin City Council bought the land for $495,000.

Major Ross Creek work planned

Major Ross Creek work planned

A major year-long project to repair Dunedin's Ross Creek Reservoir is expected to begin in October.

Council apologises to family over dog

Council apologises to family over dog

A Dunedin family has received an apology from the Dunedin City Council after it euthanised the family's beloved pet dog.

Older drivers in rear-view mirror

Older drivers in rear-view mirror

In the week a 90-year-old woman caused a serious crash after driving the wrong way along Dunedin's Southern Motorway, Debbie Porteous takes a look at issue of older drivers on New Zealand roads.

Council seeks to fill post

The Dunedin City Council is this weekend advertising for the job of director of a new group that will be responsible for the economic development and marketing of the city.