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Mayoral hopes verified, denied

Mayoral hopes verified, denied

The fog of war is descending as Dunedin's mayoral aspirants jockey for position a year out from local body elections.

Fears for online voting security

Fears for online voting security

The Dunedin City Council is being warned online voting could open democracy's door to hackers.

Council's new lawyers should mean savings

Council's new lawyers should mean savings

The Dunedin City Council says the recruitment of two lawyers will help the organisation avoid sticky situations and save ratepayers' money.

Information requests irk councillors

Information requests irk councillors

The Dunedin City Council is wasting time and money ''chasing ghosts'' as councillors fire off tit for tat official information requests aimed at each other, Cr David Benson-Pope says.

Council chief out on beat with parking officer

Council chief out on beat with parking officer

Donning a helmet, a high vis jacket and climbing aboard a scooter yesterday gave Sue Bidrose a ''front line'' perspective of what her parking officers do.

Conferences 'great' boost for city

Conferences 'great' boost for city

Dunedin is poised for a multimillion-dollar windfall as it prepares to host a growing number of conferences and the thousands of high-spending delegates that come with them, deputy mayor Chris Staynes says.

Waterfront the next big thing?

Waterfront the next big thing?

Dunedin's waterfront is the city's biggest missed opportunity, but the planets could be aligning for development, advocates say. Chris Morris reports.

Cycleway mistakes uplifted from St Clair

Cycleway mistakes uplifted from St Clair

The removal of St Clair's bungled cycleway infrastructure has begun, and is expected to be complete within a week.

Land swap proposed to resolve dispute

Land swap proposed to resolve dispute

The Dunedin City Council is proposing a land swap to resolve another long running property dispute on Otago Peninsula.

Arbitration move in stormwater damage dispute

There are signs of progress in the long running dispute over stormwater damage to an Otago Peninsula property.

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