Parking meters went rogue yesterday as the Dunedin City Council rolled out new charges for motorists wanting a space to stop.
Otago is in line for a $400,000 boost from the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) to help pay for a new collaborative approach to economic development.
Homeowners worried a big jump in property values could add fuel to future rates hikes do not need to panic just yet.
A whopping pay rise of nearly $60,000 has been awarded to Dunedin City Council chief executive Sue Bidrose - despite her best efforts to turn it down.
The DCC says it expects a strong public reaction after increasing parking fees in the city, while a business chief says he has concerns about the negative impact.
A wastewater plant at Warrington which has been in breach of nitrogen discharge limits for years is in line for a $1.4 million upgrade, the Dunedin City Council says.
Reinstating groynes to build up sand along Dunedin's Ocean Beach is to be considered, but only as part of long-term planning for the area, the Dunedin City Council says.
Parking fees are set to increase in Dunedin later this week, the Dunedin City Council has announced.
The race for the mayoral robes and chain is under way across the South as a packed field lines up for Dunedin's contest.
West Harbour board member Ryan Jones is stepping down after three years as the youngest community board representative in New Zealand.
A last-minute rush of candidates for Dunedin's local body elections found themselves up against the clock today.
The race for the Dunedin City Council's top job is officially under way, as 14 candidates vie to replace outgoing Mayor Dave Cull and wear the mayoral chains.
Seconds from death. That is the blunt reminder delivered by stark white crosses which have appeared beside three railway level crossings in Dunedin this week.
New rules to protect New Zealand's most productive soils are welcome in Dunedin, although the city has already lost fertile land it should never have allowed to be developed, Mayor Dave Cull says.
Two new artificial playing fields at Dunedin's Logan Park are already proving their worth, after recent wet weather forced the closure of grass sports fields across the city.
A new $1 million fishing wharf at Port Chalmers is now expected to open to the public in time for spring, Port Otago chief executive Kevin Winders says.
High seas have stripped away more sand protecting an old landfill under Dunedin's Kettle Park, along the Ocean Beach coastline, but the Dunedin City Council says there is still no need to intervene.
Two more incumbent Dunedin city councillors - Lee Vandervis and Rachel Elder - have joined the race to become the city's next mayor.