Trucks could be excluded from Blueskin Rd under a voluntary
accord being negotiated between trucking companies, forestry
owners, the police and the Chalmers Community Board.
Prisoners are cooking up new opportunities at the Otago
Broad Bay Boating Club has received resource consent for a
rebuild costing an estimated $300,000, hoping to complete the
project by the time the club's 100th anniversary arrives in
The jobs of 99 paid and 115 volunteer Dunedin firefighters
will be secure despite a nationwide merger of more than 40
fire entities, a New Zealand Fire Service manager says.
Cyclists will be keeping a close eye on safety improvements
to the road between Dunedin and Port Chalmers after concerns
were raised by cycling advocates that the road will become
less safe for two-wheeled commuters.
Delays with the changeover of the inner-city SmartPark system
to an upgraded electronic version is causing frustration
Staff at Riselaw Rd Playcentre are frustrated at the
destruction of a vegetable garden they and their pupils have
been cultivating for the last 18 months.
There is a growing sense of concern among some dog owners
over the Dunedin City Council's dog control bylaw 2016.
Port Chalmers dairy farmer Merrall MacNeille has been
overwhelmed by support since the Ministry for Primary
Industries ordered him to stop selling milk.
More than 22,000 tickets have been purchased for shows at the
Perpetual Guardian Planetarium since it opened seven months
ago, Otago Museum director Ian Griffin says.
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