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Bus discount suggestion

Greater discounts for students and those on low incomes are needed to get more people on buses, interest groups say.

Agreement on ethical investment

Agreement on ethical investment

The Dunedin City Council has voted to not invest in the munitions, tobacco, fossil fuel extraction, gambling or pornography industries.

Tough budget decisions: mayor

Tough budget decisions: mayor

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has set the scene for city councillors as they begin debating what to spend ratepayers' money on, and what not to, in the 2014-15 financial year.

Energy decision reserved

Councillors yesterday reserved a decision on whether to spend an extra $65,000 next year on an invest-to-save initiative, such as upgrading the lighting at the Civic Centre.

Staff study possible solution to cycleway debate

Dunedin city councillor Richard Thomson thinks he might have a plan that could satisfy the desires of both sides of the debate over which part of Portobello Rd/Harington Point Rd to improve first.

$95,000 plan to keep watch on St Clair sea wall

$95,000 plan to keep watch on St Clair sea wall

A closer watch needs to be kept on the St Clair sea wall until Dunedin city councillors decide what long-term fix - if any - is needed, a report suggests.

Council battles to limit rates rise

Council battles to limit rates rise

The heat is on the Dunedin City Council's targeted 3% rates rise as councillors prepare to debate unexpected demands for extra funding, Mayor Dave Cull says.

Positive response to pedestrian precinct

Positive response to pedestrian precinct

Two University of Otago students are rapt with the council's response to their idea to block off traffic to part of Dunedin's CBD.

Vote to take on buses could lead to rates increase

The Dunedin City Council is voting this week over whether to take control of the city's public transport next July.

'Great Wall of Corstorphine' upsets locals

'Great Wall of Corstorphine' upsets locals

It may not be possible to see the Great Wall of Corstorphine from space but locals want it gone, or at least gated, all the same.

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