A Dunedin businessman is seeking significant costs from the
Dunedin City Council after a protracted legal dispute over a
highway realignment near Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Dunedin city councillor Bill Acklin faces a second conviction
for drink-driving after he failed a breath-test in Green
Island at the weekend.
Grants earmarked for the amateur rugby game were used by the
Otago Rugby Football Union to pay creditors, New Zealand
Rugby Union appointed change manager Jeremy Curragh has
A leading international adviser on city economic development
says Dunedin has a "great opportunity" to become a
world-leading small city.
A key rule of economics is that incentives shape human
behaviour for better or worse.
The "terrible carnage" happening on Portobello Rd could be
stopped by the completion of the road-widening,
cycleway-walkway project, Otago Peninsula Community Board
chairman John Bellamy says.
The Dunedin City Council says it will be forced to consider
more funding to help the company running the Forsyth Barr
Stadium overcome a nearly $2 million loss and debt-servicing
costs it cannot afford to pay.
Dunedin City Council's decision to instigate a review of
Forsyth Barr Stadium and the company tasked with running it,
Dunedin Venues Management Ltd, is the correct one.
Otago Polytechnic has contributed almost $1 billion to the
New Zealand economy and a "staggering" $535 million to the
Otago region over the past five years, an economic impact
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