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Disillusioned with council

Disillusioned with council

Dunedin city councillor Hilary Calvert announced yesterday she will not stand in this year's elections, but not before taking parting shots at some of her colleagues and Mayor Dave Cull.

Eye on cycle safety

Eye on cycle safety

Cyclists will be keeping a close eye on safety improvements to the road between Dunedin and Port Chalmers after concerns were raised by cycling advocates that the road will become less safe for two-wheeled commuters.

Liquor licence appeal baffles Wests

Liquor licence appeal baffles Wests

Public Health South and the Dunedin City Council's decision to appeal the renewal of a Dunedin soft drinks institution's liquor licence is "bewildering in the extreme'', the company's director says.

Former quarry land for sale ahead of 2GP

Former quarry land for sale ahead of 2GP

The Christchurch man who owns the Palmers Quarry Garden in Northeast Valley is trying to sell part of the land, hoping it will be picked up by a retirement home operator.

Anger about South Dunedin's future

Anger about South Dunedin's future

Unanswered questions about the long-term future of South Dunedin and the city's response to climate change loomed large at a heated public meeting last night.

Rugby clubs fear for viability

Rugby clubs fear for viability

Dunedin rugby clubs fear changes mooted in the city's next-generation plan could put their and other sports clubs' financial futures in doubt.

Labour, Greens team up for election

Labour, Greens team up for election

Voters will be presented with a viable alternative at the next general election after the Green and Labour parties agreed yesterday to present a united front in an effort to topple the Government.

Seeking to solve taxi rank disorder

Seeking to solve taxi rank disorder

The Dunedin City Council says it will seek answers to the issue of violence and disorder at a central city taxi stand.

Anger over protesters’ blockade of banks (+ video)

Anger over protesters’ blockade of banks (+ video)

Protesters have been slammed on social media for blocking an elderly woman from an ANZ branch in Dunedin yesterday.

Push to liven up 'dowdy' George St

Push to liven up 'dowdy' George St

A new group of central Dunedin retailers and building owners plans to drag the spotlight back to a George St shopping precinct it says is "very dowdy and tired and underinvested in''.

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