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Gardens may host more concerts

Gardens may host more concerts

More events such as the successful Chills concert on Sunday could be scheduled for the Dunedin Botanic Garden.

Mail may be cut to 3 days a week

Mail may be cut to 3 days a week

Communications Minister Amy Adams and NZ Post say it's too early to tell how many of 7000 postal employees will lose their jobs should a proposal to cut mail delivery services to three days a week go ahead.

$2.1m boost for stadium

$2.1m boost for stadium

The company running the Forsyth Barr Stadium is in line for a multimillion-dollar cash injection from the Dunedin City Council - including a new events fund - that seems set to drive the next rates increase up to 4%.

Cyclist knocked off road by bus

Cyclist knocked off road by bus

Dunedin's low level of traffic congestion actually makes the city more dangerous for cyclists, because it means drivers tend to travel faster, a Cycling Otago member says.

Call for new stadium events fund backed

Call for new stadium events fund backed

Dunedin city councillors support a new $400,000 annual fighting fund to lure more major concerts, and the millions of dollars of extra spending that comes with them, to Dunedin.

Simon concert raises case for events fund

Simon concert raises case for events fund

Paul Simon's performance at Forsyth Barr Stadium is expected to deliver a multimillion-dollar cash injection for Dunedin, underscoring the need for a new events attraction fund, the Otago Chamber of Commerce says.

Plans for Octagon toilet

Plans for Octagon toilet

Plans for a new 24-hour toilet in the Octagon are expected to be unveiled within months.

Paul Simon for stadium

Paul Simon for stadium

Paul Simon is bringing his guitar and hits from several decades to Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Cuts 'short-sighted' for New Zealand

Cuts 'short-sighted' for New Zealand

Georgina Hampton explains how the cuts to student allowances for graduate students are both unfair and damaging to research in New Zealand.

Dunedin asked to revisit football bid

Dunedin asked to revisit football bid

FIFA was impressed by Forsyth Barr Stadium yesterday and tournament organisers want Dunedin to reconsider a hosting bid for 2015 Fifa Under-20 World Cup matches.

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