Challenges to the renewal of the liquor licences of two Dunedin supermarkets will be heard this week.
It would be difficult to please everybody, Cr Neville Peat said as a Dunedin City Council panel knuckled down to the business of working out a plan to help reduce alcohol-related harm in the city.
A top public health official has refused to identify the Dunedin bar or bars he says offered enticements to punters to fill in submissions on a council alcohol plan.
Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis was ejected from the council chamber yesterday after a testy exchange with the mayor.
A developer wanting to build student flats near a Dunedin quarry needs to tighten up a no-complaints covenant before consent is approved, a planning consultant says.
Police say they are disappointed a party in Hyde St, Dunedin, on Saturday night was not better organised.
Dunedin district licensing commissioner Colin Weatherall opened a hearing on Dunedin's draft local alcohol policy (Lap) yesterday by suggesting Dunedin bars offered patrons cheap drinks to fill in submission forms supplied by the industry.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull is urging submitters to confirm they will show up to draft local alcohol policy (Lap) hearings after nearly two-thirds of those who indicated they wanted to speak failed to appear this week.
''Ghost'' road markings confusing drivers in Portobello Rd in Dunedin were due to be blacked out as a matter of urgency last night, over concerns about the possibility of collisions.
After three years under wraps, the traffic lights at the intersection of Anzac Ave and Frederick St in Dunedin are finally set to be commissioned.
An Otago Peninsula community leader has lambasted the Dunedin companies that designed and built the faulty Portobello pontoon, saying it is ''totally unacceptable'' they are not putting the situation right immediately.
Steel giant Esco Corporation is considering its options after learning residential apartments have been approved just metres from its Dunedin foundry in the city's industrial-wharf district.
The man instrumental in the Dunedin City Council's move to take the Saddle Hill quarry matter to court plans to stay active on the topic and is keen to help find a solution that is acceptable to the quarry's owners, the council and the community.
Work could begin on a 34-lot subdivision in Outram's Formby St early next year.
Calvin Fisher says he understands the community's concerns about quarrying on Saddle Hill, but advises people to direct their frustrations to the Dunedin City Council, not him.
Residents deeply disappointed with a High Court decision that a consent does exist to quarry Saddle Hill, near Dunedin, are vowing to fight on to save it.