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Hotel submissions: 92 against, 16 for

Hotel submissions: 92 against, 16 for

Two opposing views of Dunedin's future are about to collide over a planned $100 million waterfront hotel.

Dunedin camera a top site

Dunedin camera a top site

Dunedin is home to the South Island's most prolific speed-camera site, as New Zealand speed camera infringement notices hit record levels.

Settlement a 'gutless climbdown'

Settlement a 'gutless climbdown'

The decision to settle a defamation claim against Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull by two former Otago Rugby Football Union officials is a "gutless climbdown", a Dunedin city councillor says.

Closing down Close Up 'a disaster' - Ralston

Closing down Close Up 'a disaster' - Ralston

Former TVNZ news and current affairs boss Bill Ralston says scrapping Close Up would be "a disaster" for news and viewers.

Apple Maps puts Dunedin airport in Octagon

Apple Maps puts Dunedin airport in Octagon

If Apple Maps is to be believed, planes leaving Dunedin International Airport should be taking off from the Octagon.

KiwiRail set to confirm Southern job cuts

KiwiRail set to confirm Southern job cuts

Kiwirail management will meet staff in Dunedin today to deliver bad news about job cuts in its infrastructure and engineering division.

Support for oil giant

Support for oil giant

Dunedin businesses, and several city councillors, are throwing their arms wide open to oil exploration giant Anadarko.

'I'm sorry, miss, the dog ate my homework'

'I'm sorry, miss, the dog ate my homework'

There has been plenty of talk about the difficulties of goalkicking at Forsyth Barr Stadium. But surely it should be easy. There is no wind and no rain, after all. Still, the excuses keep coming though. Wrong ball, too much hot air, not enough practice. Sports reporter Steve Hepburn looks at that excuse and other dodgy explanations which have occurred in the sporting world.

Stadium battle of birds venue

Stadium battle of birds venue

A circling seagull caught on camera searching for a way out of the spotlight inside Forsyth Barr Stadium is not the only one with ruffled feathers.

'Old farts' comment draws apology

'Old farts' comment draws apology

One Dunedin city councillor has apologised, but another is refusing to, after self-deprecating comments by both about their ages were condemned by Age Concern Otago yesterday.

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