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Positive response to pedestrian precinct

Positive response to pedestrian precinct

Two University of Otago students are rapt with the council's response to their idea to block off traffic to part of Dunedin's CBD.

Stadium payment may rise

Stadium payment may rise

Dunedin ratepayers will be called on for the third year in a row to help balance Forsyth Barr Stadium's books.

Dunedin gangs keen for work after burying hatchet

Dunedin gangs keen for work after burying hatchet

After burying the hatchet, the Notorious Mongrel Mob and Black Power are keen to take up a council contract and cut some of Dunedin's grass.

Collins told to take break from Parliament

Collins told to take break from Parliament

Minister for Justice Judith Collins is set to be made to take leave from Parliament - with the Prime Minister saying she could use a break.

Judith Collins apologises for attack on reporter

Judith Collins apologises for attack on reporter

Embattled Justice Minister Judith Collins publicly apologised to television reporter Katie Bradford last night after attacking her on Twitter and telling a rival channel Bradford had inappropriately approached her when she was Police Minister.

Big tree poses problem

Big tree poses problem

The Dunedin City Council's policy towards trees is being put to the test as councillors try to decide what should take priority - a huge, healthy, century-old specimen tree or the house that was built around it 20 years ago.

Hardly a whisper of Kiwi soldiers

Hardly a whisper of Kiwi soldiers

You might think a large, beautifully produced book on the wartime experiences of Australians and New Zealanders would hold a lot of interest for New Zealand readers. Sadly, in this case, you would be wrong.

Virus forces SPCA to quarantine cats

Virus forces SPCA to quarantine cats

The Otago SPCA's cat adoption centre has been closed and put under strict quarantine conditions after about 40 cats came into contact with a highly contagious and deadly virus.

Video: Drone flight over Railway Station

Video: Drone flight over Railway Station

Here's a view of the Dunedin Railway Station that you don't see every day, courtesy of Aaron McGrouther and his drone-mounted camera.

 

Reclamation for cycleway

Reclamation for cycleway

A chunk of Otago Harbour will be reclaimed, and Dunedin's railway line shunted sideways, when the next stage of a walking and cycling pathway to Port Chalmers is built.

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