Mike Elford has become a fellow, and may shortly become the chairman of the board.
Police are cutting back foot patrols in central Dunedin, but say it will "not necessarily'' bring a return of violence.
Revenue was Contact Energy's first priority when operating its dams on the Clutha River, the Environment Court heard yesterday in Dunedin when considering appeals on TrustPower's Mahinerangi wind farm.
Trustpower accused a power rival yesterday of presenting a misconceived appeal based on trade competition and naked protectionism.
The Upland Landscape Protection Society will not give up its fight against the Mahinerangi wind farm, despite losing its attempt to have an appeal hearing adjourned yesterday, and revealing it has insufficient funds to call any evidence.
One of TrustPower's main witnesses came under criticism from Judge Jeff Smith at the Mahinerangi wind farm Environment Court hearing yesterday.
Fears are held for the future of yellow-eyed penguins on Stewart Island after a sample population halved over the past nine breeding seasons.
A lack of passengers, especially to North Dunedin, has led to the cancellation of late-night buses from the centre city.
An envelope approach was common in many developments, and brought advantages for both applicant and the environment, a civil engineer said yesterday.
The second series of property market statistics released within days tells the same story - it is a buyers' market, with growth slowing rapidly. The Quotable Value (QV) statistics follow the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand statistics for March, released on Friday, which showed sales volume nearly halved from March last year.
Trustpower has considered about 50 sites in the southern region for wind farms, but has only come up with two viable locations, the Environment Court heard yesterday.
Property sales dived in Otago last month, with more than four agents for every sale in Queenstown, and only about half the number of houses sold in Dunedin, compared with March last year.
The old schoolhouse in Waikouaiti has been sold, and there is no chance of it being knocked down.
Judy Goode just cannot win in the luggage stakes. Mrs Goode was at Dunedin International Airport on Tuesday, about to take a plane back to Australia after a whirlwind trip to New Zealand.
Goods sheds on Fryatt St, part of the historic area declared by the Historic Places Trust, are riddled with asbestos and not fit for public use, a Dunedin city councillor says.
Dunedin got its first taste of Pacific Blue yesterday, with the company saying it is arriving in the city more than a year earlier than planned.
Half a million more Lotto tickets than usual are expected to be sold this week as punters chase an $18 million Powerball jackpot.
It has been 45 years since a promise was made to build a motorway link between Dunedin city and the airport, a hearing was told yesterday.
A Real Estate auction involving the sale of 57 Dunedin residential properties was not a response to a slumping market but a promotional tool, says the company behind the scheme.
Construction of the Hilton Hotel complex, in the old Dunedin chief post office, should start by the end of the year.