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Diamond for Dunedin

Diamond for Dunedin

Forsyth Barr Stadium is set to deliver another major concert with confirmation Neil Diamond is coming to Dunedin.

Police to target any speed over posted limit

Police to target any speed over posted limit

From Monday, motorists driving any speed above the posted limit could find themselves with a ticket.

Delight at Dunedin's Gigatown win

Delight at Dunedin's Gigatown win

An ear-splitting shriek of joy and relief rent the air at Dunedin's Gigatown office last night as the city was named the winner of the Gigatown competition.

$56,000 spent on ward fish tank

$56,000 spent on ward fish tank

A fish tank in Dunedin Hospital cost more than $1000 a week to run in its first year.

Crystal ball 'out', but city needs to 'get over' debate

Crystal ball 'out', but city needs to 'get over' debate

The crystal ball was broken when the Dunedin City Council decided to build Forsyth Barr Stadium, but it is too late for a refund.

Sea wall plan 'not about savings'

Sea wall plan 'not about savings'

A squeeze on Dunedin City Council finances is not behind a push to defer multimillion-dollar options to protect the St Clair sea wall, Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull insists.

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.

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