It appears the Dunedin City Council has avoided a date in court with one of its councillors, for the time being at least.
The Dunedin City Council has decided to continue with its Warm Dunedin scheme for at least another year.
The Dunedin City Council has voted to not invest in the munitions, tobacco, fossil fuel extraction, gambling or pornography industries.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has set the scene for city councillors as they begin debating what to spend ratepayers' money on, and what not to, in the 2014-15 financial year.
Dunedin city councillor Richard Thomson thinks he might have a plan that could satisfy the desires of both sides of the debate over which part of Portobello Rd/Harington Point Rd to improve first.
A series of measures to try to speed up the processing of building consents has been outlined by Dunedin City Council senior management, but they warn the problem not will be fixed overnight.
Support has been sought from the Dunedin City Council for a large new joint sports hub development behind Logan Park High School.
Submissions on the sequence of road improvements for Portobello Rd-Harington Point Rd continued yesterday, with both sides of the debate again putting their cases.
The discussion over which end of Portobello-Harington Point Rds should be improved first was turning into a winners and losers debate, Dunedin city councillor Kate Wilson noted as people continued to air their views on the topic at the council's annual plan hearings yesterday.
Long-time advocate for Dunedin libraries Merle van der Klundert, from the Dunedin Public Libraries Association, has once again urged the council to pay serious attention to its libraries.
The Mornington Football Club is hoping it has already had a win at the 2014-15 draft annual plan hearings after councillors ordered the situation with their unusable council-owned club rooms be addressed.
Otago Museum has the most visitors of Dunedin's cultural institutions, has the biggest collection and has had no funding increase for four years, so it would be fairer for the Dunedin City Council to redistribute the increases proposed for 2014-15 equally among Otago Museum, Toitu and Dunedin Public Art Gallery, says museum director Ian Griffin.
Some Dunedin builders say they are fed up with delays in processing building consents for city projects. Debbie Porteous asks what their concerns are and what is happening in the Dunedin City Council's consent processing department.
There was clear evidence of the division in opinion on the order of road-widening work on Otago Peninsula as Dunedin city councillors began hearing from users of the road yesterday.
An independent body to develop and select proposals for public art, as is common in other New Zealand cities, is needed in Dunedin, says the Otago Sculpture Trust, which yesterday proposed a pilot scheme for which it sought support from the city council.
Gang members, basketball players, sculptors and church administrators will be among a cross-section of Dunedin's community to stand before the city council and make their requests this week as the latest council budget meeting begins.
Residents of the Big Stone and Taieri Mouth Rd area will have kerbside recycling from July 1.
Another Regent 24-hour Book Sale has wrapped up, but not before Paige Samson (20) got her last-minute Wilbur Smith fix for the year.
The Dunedin City Council has taken the unusual step of agreeing to connect reticulated water and waste water services to a rural-zoned subdivision on the fringes of the city.
The first step towards securing funding for major changes to Dunedin's road networks has been taken by the Dunedin City Council, even though exactly what those changes will be is yet to be decided.