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Urgent action on 'ghost' road markings

Urgent action on 'ghost' road markings

''Ghost'' 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.

Moana Pool paid off, despite price

Moana Pool paid off, despite price

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 looks back.

DCC's building fix refusal disappoints

DCC's building fix refusal disappoints The owners of John Wickliffe House are livid the Dunedin City Council has declined their resource consent application to repair and paint the building.

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.

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