Dunedin could be missing out on millions of dollars each year
because it is not doing enough to cater for cycling tourism,
a cycling advocacy group says.
The Dunedin City Council will have to juggle tight budgets
and pleas for extra spending - including calls for progress
on an $18 million Mosgiel pool - when the latest budget
meeting begins this week.
Proposals to outsource Dunedin City Council water and waste
maintenance and operations are expected to be announced
today, potentially affecting dozens of jobs.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has apologised for his ''slight''
against the Dalai Lama, but will not explain an email
exchange that may shed light on his decision to sidestep the
spiritual leader's visit.
A former synthetic cannabis smoker turned picketing protester
is campaigning to rid Mosgiel shops of the legal high.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull may not be meeting the Dalai Lama
next month, but one of his councillors said it would be a
''privilege'' if she could do so.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull's decision to sidestep a speaking
engagement with the Dalai Lama appears to be aimed at
avoiding the ire of China, a University of Otago academic, Dr
Nicholas Khoo, says.
worked-up crowd of Brighton residents made it clear to
2degrees it will have a fight on its hands if it continues
with plans to erect a cellphone tower in the community.
St Clair Beach was
bombarded by monsters from the deep yesterday evening.
For 40 minutes at the Queenstown Recreation Ground on
Saturday, it seemed Highlanders Andrew Hore and Tony
Woodcock, playing for Maniototo, would finally know what it
felt like to win this season.
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