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Crystal ball 'out', but city needs to 'get over' debate

Crystal ball 'out', but city needs to 'get over' debate

The crystal ball was broken when the Dunedin City Council decided to build Forsyth Barr Stadium, but it is too late for a refund.

Sea wall plan 'not about savings'

Sea wall plan 'not about savings'

A squeeze on Dunedin City Council finances is not behind a push to defer multimillion-dollar options to protect the St Clair sea wall, Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull insists.

Should the DCC continue with its plan for the Portobello Rd cycleway?

Yes, it should go ahead. No, back to the drawing board. Not sure

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*ODT columnist Dave Cannan tests out the Dunedin cycleway. See how he found it 

 

Delayed repair of the Portobello jetty

The Portobello community raised $83,000 towards a new jetty and, in conjunction with DCC funding and support, has been using it for only a little over a year. In August this year, the jetty was found to be leaking and towed into Dunedin central for inspection.

Learning from stadium-related mistakes

One of the few good things about making mistakes is that you can learn from them, and avoid making the same kind of mistake again.

Big response on consultation

The Dunedin City Council has been inundated with more than 2500 responses to three separate calls for public input on thorny issues.

Alcohol policy: Plenty to pore over

Alcohol policy: Plenty to pore over

Seven Dunedin city councillors may be spending a good part of this weekend finishing reading thousands of submissions on the city's draft local alcohol policy.

Vandervis ejected after clash with Cull

Vandervis ejected after clash with Cull

Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis was ejected from the council chamber yesterday after a testy exchange with the mayor.

Video: Targa driver hits peninsula barrier fence

Video: Targa driver hits peninsula barrier fence

The South Island Targa Rally could be facing a bill of up to $10,000, after damage to an Otago Peninsula road and barrier fence.

Vandervis comment draws ire

Vandervis comment draws ire

A Dunedin city councillor's suggestion staff may have provided inaccurate figures in the council's latest annual report has drawn the ire of his colleagues, one of whom accused him of scaremongering.

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