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Report says home dangerous: family

Report says home dangerous: family

A Dunedin family living in what they claim is a half-million-dollar leaky home say the first results of a Weathertight Homes Resolution Service (WHRS) inspection prove their home is "dangerous".

DCC asset value lifts fixed rates

A significant increase in the capital value of council-owned water, wastewater and sewerage infrastructure - in one case more than 50% - will result in a 1.1% increase in rates for those services, the Dunedin City Council says.

Leaky home claim likely

Leaky home claim likely

The Dunedin City Council could be facing a claim through the courts for a "sizeable" six-figure settlement, following allegations it erred in signing off on a half-million dollar leaky home in Dunedin.

Plastic replacing chlorine at treatment plant

Plastic replacing chlorine at treatment plant

The Dunedin City Council is enlisting the help of algae and more than 110,000 black bags to help clean the city's wastewater stream.

Dispute over rare bridge reignited

A fresh wrangle has broken out over ownership of a dilapidated pedestrian footbridge in Ravensbourne, amid fears the old structure could once again be facing demolition.

Course site controversy

Course site controversy

A proposal to relocate the Mosgiel Community Learning Centre to the town's library has caused divisions between some Dunedin city councillors.

Consent fee criticism 'misleading'

Consent fee criticism 'misleading'

A growing chorus of criticism of building consent fees in Dunedin has sparked a review, but a city council manager has dubbed some of the commentary "just so misleading and inaccurate".

Stadium debt may constrict DCC companies

Stadium debt may constrict DCC companies

The effects of servicing the debt being raised to pay for the Forsyth Barr Stadium is beginning to bite, with warnings Dunedin City Council-owned companies may struggle to take advantage of business opportunities that come their way.

Second harbour link questioned

Plans for a second pedestrian link connecting Dunedin's harbourside and inner city will be presented for public consultation, despite doubts voiced yesterday.

Complaint made as slate roof replaced

Complaint made as slate roof replaced

The Dunedin City Council is investigating work carried out on a historic building in Dundas St, after a corrugated iron roof was installed over one of the terrace houses yesterday.

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