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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.

Big pay rises for energy chiefs

Big pay rises for energy chiefs

Finance Minister Bill English has defended big bonus payments and pay rises to the bosses of the newly partially privatised energy companies, saying they were paid below market rates when the companies were state-owned enterprises.

Mayor wants 'everybody on board'

Mayor wants 'everybody on board'

A Dunedin city councillor has wished a council-led working party ''good luck'' as it begins work on the next stage of a major cycle lane project that would remove central city car parks.

Vandervis ejected after clash with Cull

Vandervis ejected after clash with Cull

Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis was ejected from the council chamber yesterday after a testy exchange with the mayor.

Council cools on Octagon trial

Council cools on Octagon trial

The Dunedin City Council may back away from trialling any ban or restriction on vehicles in the lower Octagon and lower Stuart St.

'Tea-break' bill ready to become law

'Tea-break' bill ready to become law

A bill extending employers' powers over workplace employees will be passed this week.

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