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'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.

Call to improve dog park

Call to improve dog park

East Taieri Dog Park (ETDP) users are calling on the Dunedin City Council to improve the state of the park.

Dunedin gangs keen for work after burying hatchet

Dunedin gangs keen for work after burying hatchet

After burying the hatchet, the Notorious Mongrel Mob and Black Power are keen to take up a council contract and cut some of Dunedin's grass.

Safe route for kids 'matter of life and death'

Safe route for kids 'matter of life and death'

The discussion over which end of Portobello-Harington Point Rds should be improved first was turning into a winners and losers debate, Dunedin city councillor Kate Wilson noted as people continued to air their views on the topic at the council's annual plan hearings yesterday.

Library advocate speaks

Long-time advocate for Dunedin libraries Merle van der Klundert, from the Dunedin Public Libraries Association, has once again urged the council to pay serious attention to its libraries.

Mosgiel pool trust seeks additional $20,000 for project

A trust investigating options for a new Mosgiel pool urged councillors to give it an extra $20,000 to start the project.

Couple seek cat controls

The threat cats pose to Dunedin's native birds means they should be microchipped and registered just as dogs are, councillors were told yesterday.

Staff ordered to attend to clubrooms

Staff ordered to attend to clubrooms

The Mornington Football Club is hoping it has already had a win at the 2014-15 draft annual plan hearings after councillors ordered the situation with their unusable council-owned club rooms be addressed.

Equal funding bid

Equal funding bid

Otago Museum has the most visitors of Dunedin's cultural institutions, has the biggest collection and has had no funding increase for four years, so it would be fairer for the Dunedin City Council to redistribute the increases proposed for 2014-15 equally among Otago Museum, Toitu and Dunedin Public Art Gallery, says museum director Ian Griffin.

Council notes roading strategic cases

The first step towards securing funding for major changes to Dunedin's road networks has been taken by the Dunedin City Council, even though exactly what those changes will be is yet to be decided.

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