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Stadium review 'kick in the guts for ratepayers'

Stadium review 'kick in the guts for ratepayers'

Dunedin city councillors are preparing for a fresh war of words over Forsyth Barr Stadium, following confirmation it needs another $1.81million a year from ratepayers.

Stadium needs more ratepayer cash: review

Stadium needs more ratepayer cash: review

Forsyth Barr Stadium needs another $1.8 million a year from ratepayers if its financial position is to be secured, a Dunedin City Council review has found.

Urgent action on 'ghost' road markings

Urgent action on 'ghost' road markings

''Ghost'' road markings confusing drivers in Portobello Rd in Dunedin were due to be blacked out as a matter of urgency last night, over concerns about the possibility of collisions.

Moana Pool paid off, despite price

Moana Pool paid off, despite price

Forsyth Barr Stadium is not the first controversial building to capture headlines in Dunedin. Fifty years ago, a decade of debate, disagreement and concerns about the cost preceded the opening of Moana Pool. Reporter Chris Morris looks back.

DCC's building fix refusal disappoints

DCC's building fix refusal disappoints The owners of John Wickliffe House are livid the Dunedin City Council has declined their resource consent application to repair and paint the building.

Cycleway on fast-track

Cycleway on fast-track

A fast-tracked Otago Peninsula cycleway could be completed in three years instead of nine, at no extra cost to ratepayers.

Earlier closing equals less harm: police

Earlier closing equals less harm: police

When people leave bars there will be trouble in the streets, but if they leave them earlier the trouble is likely to be less, Dunedin police say.

Confirmation DVML losing two directors

Confirmation DVML losing two directors

An outgoing director responsible for Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium says she is leaving with high hopes for the future of the venue.

Dunedin just behind Gisborne in Gigatown contest

Dunedin just behind Gisborne in Gigatown contest

Dunedin appeared to end agonisingly close, but just behind Gisborne at the end of the social media phase of the Gigatown race.

Oil giant to renew search

Oil giant to renew search

Texan oil and gas giant Anadarko - facing a ''drill or drop'' deadline this week over its offshore exploration permit - says it will resume seismic testing 60km north of Dunedin next year.

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