The new manager of the Dunedin Centre has given away a peripatetic lifestyle to come to the city but initially, at least, he could be sailing on the seas of high controversy.
Outgoing Labour MP David Benson-Pope is hoping nearby land owners will get behind his vision of a tree-lined Portsmouth Dr in Dunedin.
A long-term solution to sand erosion at Dunedin beaches will be investigated at hearings next month, following 50 public submissions on the problem.
The group formed to support the proposed stadium in Awatea St says there is strong interest from its members in purchasing seats if the project goes ahead.
The Otago Chamber of Commerce has issued ‘‘a call to arms'' to Dunedin to put aside what it calls the divisive debate on the proposed stadium and start getting ready for the 2011 Rugby World Cup - wherever in Dunedin it may be held.
A packed meeting at Burns Hall heard impassioned arguments against the Dunedin Centre extension last night, as speaker after speaker attacked the plan.
Despite misgivings from some Dunedin city councillors, a plan to ban liquor from the streets of the student quarter is back on the agenda.
They get spat at, sworn at, punched, run over, and have their scooters interfered with, damaged, and sent careering into unsuspecting members of the public.
More than two weeks after the Dunedin Railway Station pedestrian overbridge was destroyed by a container on a train travelling underneath, nobody is admitting liability.
Police pressure for a liquor ban covering the student quarter could see further investigation of the long-debated proposal.
Land and buildings at the Dunedin harbourside could be compulsorily acquired by the Dunedin City Council under the Public Works Act to make way for development. Affected business owners say the move could have dire consequences for their businesses.