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Public to have say on road names at stadium

The Dunedin City Council is to consult the public on new road names around the Forsyth Barr Stadium - but not before suggesting a few of its own.

Restricted camping proposed

Restricted camping proposed

Lifting a blanket ban on freedom campers outside camping grounds, and effective enforcement, backed up with fines of up to $1000, are in plans drawn up to deal with concerns about the pollution campers cause.

Recycled glass doubles

The Dunedin City Council's weekly collection of glass from its new recycling system more than doubled in volume last week, when the campus area had its first glass recycling pick-up.

Report flagged issues

Report flagged issues

Debate over Dunedin's half-million-dollar alleged leaky home has continued this week. Chris Morris reports.

Talks with Cull over leaky home

Talks with Cull over leaky home

A Dunedin couple threatening the Dunedin City Council with legal action over an alleged leaky home say progress has been made after meeting Mayor Dave Cull and council staff.

Quake safety review

A Dunedin City Council undertaking in 2007 to complete an office-based screening of the city's building stock to discover which were deemed safe in an earthquake has not been done yet.

Cull: stark choice over quake plan

Cull: stark choice over quake plan

Dunedin faces a stark choice when it puts in place a policy this year to prepare the city for earthquakes - accept the fact many buildings may not fare well in a quake, or agree to widespread demolition of the city's heritage architecture.

Back-dating of water bills

Back-dating of water bills

The Dunedin City Council has moved a step closer to resolving hundreds of illegal or informal water connections across Dunedin, but some homeowners could face back-dated bills for up to three years' supply.

Council's water supply rules may be changed

Council's water supply rules may be changed

A public water main pumps right past Dunedin resident Mike Cowell's front gate, but it might as well be a world away.

Confusion complicates recycling change

Confusion complicates recycling change

A messy clash of yellow-lidded wheelie bins, black rubbish bags and blue bins jostled for space beside Dunedin streets as the city's new kerbside collection service was unveiled yesterday.

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