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
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
Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis was ejected from the
council chamber yesterday after a testy exchange with the
The Dunedin City Council may back away from trialling any ban
or restriction on vehicles in the lower Octagon and lower
A bill extending employers' powers over workplace employees
will be passed this week.
Bill English's masterplan to radically reform the
Labour-initiated, octogenarian state housing scheme has all
the hallmarks of being ideological for ideology's sake.
Winning the Gigatown contest would start a new gold rush for
Otago, Animated Research Ltd managing director Ian Taylor
Dunedin city councillor Doug Hall is threatening to take on
the Dunedin City Council again, this time in a fight for more
than $1 million in legal costs.
Housing's affordable, it's quiet and it's close-knit,
Dunedin's residents say of the city.
A tour of the Otago Corrections Facility this week gave
reporter Hamish McNeilly a taste of prison life.
cars for sale
Submit your news & photos - Login or
Opinion? Have your say - Login or Register
event or notice
Add a photo
Make ODT my
Otago Daily Times print and digital edition, The
Star - Dunedin, The News - Central Otago, The
Ensign - Gore, Southland Express -
Invercargill, The Courier - Timaru, Queenstown Times - Queenstown, Mountain Scene -
Queenstown, Extra! schools
Times South Canterbury