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Media ban 'not a gag'

Media ban 'not a gag'

A project manager who discussed possible delays to the $75.8 million stage two upgrade of Dunedin's Tahuna wastewater treatment plant has been ordered not to speak to media about the project.

Recount decision due today

Recount decision due today

Dunedin council candidate Bev Butler's election recount - if it goes ahead - could cost Dunedin ratepayers up to $70,000.

Tsunami response exercise

Tsunami response exercise

While the people of Otago went about their daily business yesterday, Civil Defence was hard at work preparing the region for a one-in-2500-year disaster.

Don't sign any tender papers, Harland told

Don't sign any tender papers, Harland told

The controversial project to realign Lovelock Ave, in Dunedin, may be dumped, just days before tender documents are due to be signed.

Stadium bond chance missed

The issuing of a stadium investment bond to allow Otago investors a chance to support the building of the new Forsyth Barr Stadium would have made sense, financial industry insiders say.

Cruise ship plan revised

Dunedin City Council has revised its traffic plan for cruise ships, after consulting affected parties.

Age no barrier, youngest councillor says

Age no barrier, youngest councillor says

It is the right time for Dunedin City Council to tackle global issues, new councillor Jinty MacTavish says.

Vandervis slams lack of probe

Vandervis slams lack of probe

Newly-elected Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis has criticised Energy Safety for failing to fully investigate damage to an 11,000-volt power cable in Mosgiel.

Retailers prepare for largest cruise ship season

Retailers prepare for largest cruise ship season

Don't make jokes about other nationalities, don't talk politics and don't forget to smile are just some of the tips given to retailers in advance of the forthcoming cruise ship season.

Weatherall holds seat by slim margin

Incumbent councillor Colin Weatherall is celebrating victory by just 43 votes, but former Stop the Stadium president Bev Butler says she might yet seek a recount.

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