The Dunedin City Council is defending its procedures after being threatened with a judicial review over rushed road closures and restricted access to the Water of Leith around the Forsyth Barr Stadium site.
Claims the Otago Regional Council has breached a High Court undertaking over funding of the Forsyth Barr Stadium have been dismissed as "ridiculous".
Dunedin Mayor Peter Chin was invited to do his worst yesterday when he took control of an excavator to officially launch demolition work for the Forsyth Barr Stadium - and he very nearly did.
Three streets are set to be closed, and a new road created, in the next few weeks to make way for construction of the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin.
Vodafone New Zealand wants permission from the Dunedin City Council to build a 30m communications tower - more than twice the height allowed under district plan rules - on land near the Saddle Hill conservation area.
What better way to beat Dunedin's polar winter blast than by putting down a steaming hot hangi?
The silence appears to be deafening as Dunedin Mayor Peter Chin awaits a second attempt at an apology from city councillor Teresa Stevenson.
A Good Samaritan has won praise from police after launching repeated rescue missions to pluck stranded motorists and their vehicles from snow and ice on Dunedin's Three Mile Hill Rd yesterday morning.
There can be few more frustrating experiences for an extreme landscape photographer than being stuck on the floor of a helicopter whirring over the Antarctic, watching through a small window as a perfect image slowly slips from view.
Basketball Otago was the big loser yesterday among groups vying for grants from the Dunedin City Council's annual plan, with an application for $50,000 to support the Otago Nuggets failing to win support.
A new $135,000 contestable fund for Dunedin events has been approved after the city's councillors yesterday learned no money was budgeted to allow festivals and other events to grow.
An attempt to fast-track progress on a South Dunedin library was defeated amid testy exchanges during the Dunedin City Council's annual plan deliberations yesterday.
The Dunedin City Council will spend $30,000 investigating the use of one of the city's theatres - most likely the Regent - as a home for a planned 600 to 800-seat mid-sized theatre.
Ratepayers could be spared a proposed 7.8% rates increase, after Dunedin City Council staff yesterday announced they had shaved nearly $1.3 million off roading budgets.
Dunedin city councillors have voted to fast-track progress towards the completion of walking and cycling strategies for the city.
A delegation from the Dunedin City Council will meet businesses opposed to the council's harbourside development, in an effort to avoid a court battle.
A Dunedin city councillor is considering legal options after a cartoon depicting Mayor Peter Chin and pro-stadium councillors as goose-stepping Nazis was published, and sent to Prime Minister John Key.
About 15% of Dunedin's water supply, recently upgraded at a cost of $64 million, is slipping through the cracks.
He is 72 years old and only 1.49m tall, yet Precious McKenzie can still hoist a much bigger man on to his shoulders and bench press 100kg.
Fisher and Paykel employee Fiona Freeman, of Mosgiel, arrived for work on April 21 thinking her job was secure.