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.
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.
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.