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Hotel project 'terminated'

Hotel project 'terminated'

Plans for a $100 million waterfront hotel in Dunedin have been scrapped and the developers' partnership with the Dunedin City Council has descended into acrimony.

Rules to be relaxed for mobile traders

Rules to be relaxed for mobile traders

Restrictions on mobile trading in Dunedin are to be relaxed, although the council has warned it will be looking for mobile traders to pay their fair share of trading costs, as fixed businesses do.

Cunliffe attacks Dunedin 'vendetta'

Cunliffe attacks Dunedin 'vendetta'

The Government had a vendetta against Dunedin, Labour Party leader David Cunliffe said in an interview in the city yesterday.

Upgrade hit by shortfall

Upgrade hit by shortfall

An upgrade of the main pedestrian thoroughfare linking the chief post office hotel development and central Dunedin might be on hold after the budget could not be stretched far enough.

Wherefores of council decisions should be public

Wherefores of council decisions should be public

Secret democracy is an oxymoron according to Hilary Calvert, a Dunedin city councillor.

Supermarket lotto ban 'a bit nanny state'

Supermarket lotto ban 'a bit nanny state'

A Labour Party proposal to remove the sale of Lotto tickets from supermarket checkouts has been described by the Prime Minister as "a bit nanny state".

Police warning after drivers come to grief in wet

Police warning after drivers come to grief in wet

Police have issued a warning after Dunedin drivers came to grief on wet roads at the weekend.

Parking ticket while giving birth 'wrong'

Parking ticket while giving birth 'wrong'

A Dunedin mother is angry her car was ticketed while she was undergoing an emergency Caesarean section.

Dunedin cycle lane project goes to next stage

Dunedin cycle lane project goes to next stage

Dunedin's apparent obsession with car parking will not be allowed to derail the new cycle lanes project, city councillors warned yesterday.

'Wake-up call' on climate change

'Wake-up call' on climate change

While Otago and Southland's agricultural sector could benefit from higher rainfall and warmer winters, the region's coastal environments will be at risk from greater erosion and storm events, Niwa climate scientist Dr Andrew Tait says.

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