Dunedin property developer Tim Barnett has been given consent to build a three-storeyed office and residential building by the Steamer Basin at the Otago Harbour, but will have to wait before he can start building.
The future of a large elm tree in Macandrew Bay, Dunedin, may be decided by the Environment Court if mediation can not resolve the issue.
The New Zealand Historic Places Trust has rejected criticism it is holding up work on a planned Mediterranean garden in Dunedin, and says it has not seen a report on the site, nor has it made a recommendation.
The Dunedin City Council has outlawed parking on grass verges, but at the moment has no power to hand out tickets.
Sports clubs, churches and small businesses have been saved from paying extra charges under a new trade waste bylaw, and a cost increase for larger business will be given more consideration.
The Dunedin City Council will make an announcement in about two weeks on a replacement for former Dunedin Public Art Gallery and Otago Settlers Museum director Priscilla Pitts.
Dunedin City Council leaders say the public consultation process has become confrontational and is being misused by special-interest groups, leading to delays in decision-making.
"Frivolous" demands by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust are blocking a new Mediterranean garden planned for the Dunedin Botanic Garden, the project's developers say.
Dunedin parking officers are starting a crack-down on illegal parking on mobility spaces, and they are armed with a bigger stick to punish offenders.
Dunedin company Zeal Steel has won the contract to rebuild the Dunedin Railway Station overbridge.
A Roslyn boutique day spa and massage therapy business which plans to relocate across the road has been branded a 'massage parlour' in pamphlets generated by opponents.
After more than a year under the sand at St Kilda beach, Yvonne the tunnel-boring machine is back on dry ground.
A decision on the future of Dunedin's voting system has been put off so the Dunedin City Council can work out how to negotiate complex legislative rules.
The models were tall, the tea high and the lamingtons just the right shade of pink.
A Dunedin City Council committee will today consider whether the city will retain the single transferable vote (STV) system or go back to the first past the post (FPP) method.
The Carisbrook Stadium Trust's target for private-sector funding for the Awatea St stadium has jumped by $10 million to $55.5 million.
Dunedin's two most prominent gardens are sharing their greenery, with native rata and beech trees taking a trip across town from the botanic garden to help beautify the Chinese garden.
The University of Otago will pay $5.6 million for the portion of land it intends to build on at the Awatea St stadium, the Carisbrook Stadium Trust's latest update on the project says.
Four months of "long hours and hard work" were recognised on Wednesday night, when 14 Territorial Force soldiers from the 4th Otago-Southland Battalion received medals for their service in the Solomon Islands, and one for service in East Timor.
The Dunedin City Council has managed to cut the time it takes to process building consents from up to eight weeks to less than two.