The Dunedin City Council is being taken to court over alleged breaches of a New Zealand Historic Places Trust archaeological authority for the council's Wall Street development.
People wanting to add a bottle of wine to their picnic basket for a visit to the Woodhaugh Gardens could find themselves facing arrest if an extended liquor ban for North Dunedin goes ahead, a Dunedin city councillor has warned.
The future of heavy traffic routes through Mosgiel, the subject of heated debate for at least a decade, will be reviewed after estimated costs more than doubled.
The Dunedin Spiritualist Church in South Dunedin may have been saved from having a public toilet built metres from its front door, but shoppers in the area will have to wait for relief.
A strong sense of resignation to an impending rent rise was the overwhelming response from Dunedin council housing tenants yesterday.
The opening of Dunedin's Chinese garden has been delayed until next month, after unexpected work could not be completed on time.
The Dunedin City Council's new parking strategy has gained some acceptance for its intent, but plenty of opposition to its method.
Another Otago academic has weighed into the debate on the final cost of the Awatea St stadium, coming up with a new figure for the stadium of close to $214 million.
The onset of peak oil - the point at which half the earth's oil supply has been extracted - may not mean the need for roading infrastructure is any less important, Dunedin City Council transportation planning manager Don Hill says.
The group supporting the Awatea St stadium in Dunedin is still together, despite a period of relative silence, its spokesman says.
A $34 million roading project, described as the biggest in Dunedin since the one-way system in the 1960s, is taking shape, and construction is scheduled to start this year.
Avis Wilkes' experiences in Vietnam in 1971 sum up the political landscape of the time, the "hideousness" of war, and the treatment by society of those returning from the unpopular conflict.
Two East Taieri groups have made deals with power companies that mean little of the heavy traffic for the proposed Project Hayes and Mahinerangi wind farms will travel on Riccarton Rd.
A final decision on how much residential, commercial and rural ratepayers pay for Dunedin's Awatea St stadium may change city councillors' minds on whether the project should proceed, Cr Kate Wilson says.
Modest cuts to the Dunedin City Council's budget were removed at a meeting yesterday, and the rates increase for the next financial year rose from 10.3% to 10.4%.
A win at the Otago finals of the Smokefreerockquest means a 28-day rush to put together a video that could help bring Dunedin band TFF national success.
Repair work on the Dunedin Railway Station overbridge is set to start soon, and is expected to be completed in about three months.
The Otago Rugby Football Union (ORFU) has been given another extension to pay a $2 million loan to the Dunedin City Council, an Official Information Act request has revealed.
The Carisbrook Stadium Trust's push to raise private funding for the Awatea St stadium had passed the $14 million mark, trust chairman Malcolm Farry said yesterday. Visits to Invercargill and Queenstown to sell seating packages, and one-on-one meetings with people in Gore, had been "satisfactory", he said.
A Dunedin property developer's exasperation over his dealings with the Dunedin City Council was made clear yesterday, when he argued for the right to build a three-storey office and residential building by the harbourside.