The Dunedin City Council has until Friday to determine
whether it will make a decision on the controversial
designation of land for the realignment of State Highway 88
near Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium - or hand the
responsibility for the decision to the Environment Court.
Discussion on the recent Environment Court decision on
whether damming should be banned on the Nevis River was
stifled at the Otago Fish and Game Council's meeting this
week, after it was revealed some councillors had yet to read
The Environment Court has rejected an appeal against an
application by a Ripponvale couple to retain their existing
home as accommodation for workers or travellers after they
build a new house on the property.
The Environment Court was correct in issuing consent for the
proposed Wakatipu Pak 'n Save supermarket ahead of the final
decision from a separate court hearing on the zoning of the
Frankton Flats, the owner of Pak'n Save, Foodstuffs, said.