The Otago Regional Council and the Dunedin City Council will later this month begin consulting the public on new rules and standards for development in areas of Dunedin identified as vulnerable to natural hazards.
Decisions on the most controversial routes of the South Dunedin Cycle Network will be saved until last.
The number of assessments outstanding, a shortage of structural engineers and continued uncertainty about the Government's plans for earthquake-prone buildings has led the Dunedin City Council to consider extending its deadline for building assessments.
A Middlemarch woman's efforts to compile material about the area in the 1950s has gone so well she has decided to continue the project into subsequent decades.
Restrictions on potential mobile trading sites in the Octagon, including requirements to have traffic safety plans, have been labelled a ''farce'' by some traders.
If, as one city councillor said this week, any decision involving road changes will upset some people, then inserting a large network of new cycleways on top of existing streets must be up there as a challenge for a city.
Financial sustainability, a new funding model for Forsyth Barr Stadium and detecting potential fraud might be its highest priorities risks, Audit NZ has suggested to the Dunedin City Council's new audit and risk subcommittee.
Dunedin ratepayers will be called on for the third year in a row to help balance Forsyth Barr Stadium's books.
Staffing at Dunedin libraries is being restructured in a bid to make the service more efficient.
A storm is brewing in Victoria Rd where some residents say the Dunedin City Council's plan to install a shared walk/cycle path is rushed and a potential disaster.
The $4.5 million South Dunedin cycle network may not be completed within the Dunedin City Council's four-year deadline, as Victoria Rd potentially poses another stumbling block.
The number of dogs being allowed to do their business on Dunedin sports fields and run around them off the lead has prompted the city's animal services team to increase its monitoring and education of dog owners.
Dunedin City Council staff have been investigating issues at the East Taieri dog park to see what can be done after users asked the council to tackle weed, drainage and lighting issues there.
Parts of Dunedin are lacking basic maintenance and city council staff need to put pressure on contractors to improve their performance, a Dunedin city councillor says.
A proposal to trial a new process for commissioning public art for Dunedin has been rejected by city councillors.
Not content to let the sleeping fluoridation bear lie, new city councillors Mike Lord and David Benson-Pope may poked it firmly in the stomach yesterday.
Dunedin city councillors have asked staff to report in the next six months to the community development and environment committee on how the lane charging system at Moana Pool is working.
The Dunedin City Council has accepted an offer from the Taieri Community Facilities Trust to work with the council on developing further a project for a proposed new pool in Mosgiel.
Forsyth Barr Stadium may be losing money but events held there since it opened have provided a $45 million economic benefit for Dunedin, the boss of the company running the stadium said as the city council agreed to pump in another $1.4 million to help the company break even.
New tenants of Dunedin City Council flats will not be allowed to smoke inside from July 1.