The DCC says it will cover the cost of seismic strengthening work at the Edgar Centre before deciding whether to pursue compensation through the courts.
Heritage advocates and building owners say the Dunedin City Council's new second generation district plan (2GP) is a big step in the right direction.
A property developer says plans for new housing in Dunedin are already ''broken'' as the city's population surges.
A major obstacle standing in the way of waterfront development in Dunedin has been sidestepped with the release of the second generation district plan (2GP).
The reuse of Dunedin heritage buildings will be encouraged, but homeowners living in residential heritage precincts will face tougher restrictions, under new rules unveiled today.
Natural landscapes will receive better protection, but the Saddle Hill quarry seems set to stay, under Dunedin's second generation district plan.
The conversion of Dunedin's warehouse precinct into a place to ''live, work and play'' should be easier following a significant change in zoning rules, the Dunedin City Council says.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull was among dignitaries from around the world watching as Chinese President Xi Jinping opened a major international expo in Shanghai yesterday.
A government plan for a new national infrastructure agency could help Dunedin tackle a $80 million backlog in water infrastructure investment and prepare for climate change.
A Wellington priest has backed down and agreed to allow ribbons from the survivors of sexual abuse to adorn a church in the capital.
Dunedin City Library's ageing roof is getting a $1.5million spruce-up.
Calls to change the name of Dunedin's Kavanagh College have prompted a counter-petition to keep it.
A long-serving Dunedin barrister and Catholic education figure has added his voice to calls for Kavanagh College to be renamed.
Priests from across Otago and Southland gathered in Dunedin yesterday as part of a push to upskill clergy in response to a sexual abuse crisis engulfing the Catholic Church.
Former pupils are "pretty disappointed" by a delay to any decision on the renaming of Kavanagh College.
Dunedin commuters have been warned to expect the hunt for free, all-day parking to become increasingly difficult in the city centre.
Dunedin's waterfront development plan faces commercial ''viability challenges'', but changes to reduce costs will not stop the transformation of the area, the Dunedin City Council says.
About 150 previously free car parking spaces could become paid ones - but with existing time restrictions axed - as part of a Dunedin parking shake-up.
An open letter calling for Dunedin's Kavanagh College to be renamed is to be presented to representatives of the school board today.
A proposal to accelerate nearly $20 million in Dunedin City Council capital spending is "positive" progress towards ending an investment backlog within the organisation, Mayor Dave Cull says.