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Affected parties’ optimism guarded

Affected parties’ optimism guarded

After years of conflict and compromise over the proposed cycleway for Dunedin's one-way traffic system, cyclists and business owners alike have greeted the final plan with guarded optimism.

Labour promises free tertiary education

Labour promises free tertiary education

Labour has announced a multi-billion dollar plan to provide every New Zealander with three years of free tertiary education.

Octagon declared a 'TPP-free zone'

Octagon declared a 'TPP-free zone'

Up to 250 people have declared the Octagon a Trans Pacific Partnership-free zone at an ''action event'' in Dunedin this afternoon.

Waterfront bridge: in with the old?

Waterfront bridge: in with the old?

If Dunedin is serious about a new bridge to open up its waterfront, two old bluestone abutments just south of Queens Gardens could be part of the missing link, heritage advocates say.

Claims for moggy maulings mount up

Claims for moggy maulings mount up

The injury statistics are cat-astrophic.

Alcohol-violence link row

Alcohol-violence link row

Alcohol company Lion has accused academics of cherry-picking information for a critique of Lion-funded research that had denied a direct link between alcohol and violence.

Naming error 'reminder of ignorance, carelessness'

Naming error 'reminder of ignorance, carelessness'

A battle to stop alleged cultural insensitivity in Mosgiel is boiling over as another Scottish place name is spelt incorrectly in an administrative blunder.

Drive to lure Aucklanders to move here

Drive to lure Aucklanders to move here

Dunedin is about to begin an aggressive marketing campaign aimed at getting Aucklanders to up sticks and move south.

DCC in new hotel talks

DCC in new hotel talks

The Dunedin City Council is in talks to secure a multimillion-dollar five-star hotel, potentially financed from China, ahead of an expected surge in visitors from the world's most populous nation.

Salt marsh gate divides community

Salt marsh gate divides community

The Aramoana community is split over a gate installed to stop hoons wrecking a protected salt marsh.

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