The Star

Truck-free accord reached

Truck-free accord reached

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.

Prison course takes the cake

Prison course takes the cake

Prisoners are cooking up new opportunities at the Otago Corrections Facility.

Boating club rebuild launched

Boating club rebuild launched

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 eight years.

Firefighters’ jobs secure: manager

Firefighters’ jobs secure: manager

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.

Eye on cycle safety

Eye on cycle safety

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.

Frustration over delay

Frustration over delay

Delays with the changeover of the inner-city SmartPark system to an upgraded electronic version is causing frustration among users.

Playcentre denied harvest

Playcentre denied harvest

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.

Growing concern over dog control bylaw

Growing concern over dog control bylaw

There is a growing sense of concern among some dog owners over the Dunedin City Council's dog control bylaw 2016.

Public keep dairy dream alive

Public keep dairy dream alive

Port Chalmers dairy farmer Merrall MacNeille has been overwhelmed by support since the Ministry for Primary Industries ordered him to stop selling milk.

Planetarium drawing in the crowds

Planetarium drawing in the crowds

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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