Dunedin heritage buildings

Tenders sought for Jetty St project

Tenders are being called for the first stage of the Jetty St pedestrian mall in Dunedin.

Uncertain future for venue

Uncertain future for venue

Demolition could be an option for Sammy's, one of Dunedin's most loved live music venues and one of the warehouse precinct's largest buildings.

Building's finer features back on show

Building's finer features back on show

A rebirth is under way for one of Vogel St's most prominent buildings.

Athenaeum - 'It has to make money'

Athenaeum - 'It has to make money'

The tenants of Dunedin's Athenaeum will dictate the building's evolution, owner Lawrie Forbes says.

Council says heritage buildings under threat

Council says heritage buildings under threat

Important heritage buildings in Dunedin could be lost if proposed changes to the Resource Management Act (RMA) are confirmed, the Dunedin City Council says.

Heritage building projects awarded

Heritage building projects awarded

A 130-year-old former head office and a project to strengthen a 104-year-old student hall of residence are the big winners of Dunedin's annual heritage reuse awards this year.

Planned hotel 'architectural arrogance'

Planned hotel 'architectural arrogance'

Three brothers who own a collection of heritage buildings in Dunedin's warehouse precinct say the area risks being ''destroyed'' by plans for a waterfront hotel.

Heritage grants for buildings

Heritage grants for buildings

The owners of the former St Patrick's Church School and Hall in Lawrence, a distinctive, category 1 listed building, have received a $60,000 grant to help with conservation work.

Consent requirement 'frustrating'

Consent requirement 'frustrating'

The owner of a Dunedin heritage building with more than a century of history as an office block says being forced to apply for resource consent to continue the tradition is "frustrating".

Empire one of six top Historic Places listings

Empire one of six top Historic Places listings

It may be an unassuming building, but music academic Dr Graeme Downes says to those who know its significance in music circles, heritage recognition for Dunedin's Empire Hotel is "a pretty amazing thing".

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