An 11-point list of "possible additional" spending at the
Forsyth Barr Stadium, with a newly released price tag of
$4.35 million, is about to hit the Dunedin City Council
table, just months before the stadium is due to open.
One of the
problems lying at the heart of the threat to Dunedin's
heritage buildings is also one of the most difficult to solve
- a surfeit of heritage buildings in a city struggling to
grow to a size that would make it economically viable to
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.
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.