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.
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.
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.
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
A fast-tracked Otago Peninsula cycleway could be completed in
three years instead of nine, at no extra cost to ratepayers.
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.
An outgoing director responsible for Dunedin's Forsyth Barr
Stadium says she is leaving with high hopes for the future of
Dunedin appeared to end
agonisingly close, but just behind Gisborne at the end of the
social media phase of the Gigatown race.
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
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