Chipmunks Dunedin will close its doors for the last time next month.
It's the thought that counts, and Otago romantics are thinking ahead this year.
The DCC won't start to review its processes in relation to the lead contamination of drinking water at three East Otago towns until after the Health Ministry's review is done next month.
A $250,000 "rapid review" of Dunedin’s climate emissions and potential solutions recommends the city council prepares a further climate change plan.
An increasing number of severe fires has forced Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fenz) to expand its aerial firefighting budget by more than $3 million.
A search and rescue operation launched for two missing jetskiiers near Dunedin this evening located the pair stuck on a sandbar.
One person sustained moderate injuries in a crash near Dunback this morning.
Parents Richard and Rachel Olsen, of Waikouaiti, were horrified to hear some of the water Mrs Olsen had been drinking during her pregnancy might have contained high levels of lead.
A Waikouaiti woman who has been boiling her drinking water for months was appalled at being told this week not to boil or drink it, as the DCC was investigating a spike in lead levels.
High levels of lead were found in an Otago water supply in December, but residents were not told immediately because the test results were sent to a council staffer who was on holiday.
Waikouaiti and Karitane residents have been told not to use tap water for drinking, cooking or preparing food after the discovery of high levels of lead in water supplies.
Assistance for ratepayers on low or fixed incomes will be investigated by the Dunedin City Council.
Branded cars, T-shirts, free pizza and face-to-face sessions with councillors are among efforts by the Dunedin City Council to improve its 10-year plan public consultation.
Up to $20 million could be set aside by the Dunedin City Council for new community housing.
All-day parking in Dunedin looks set to increase by 17%.
As the Dunedin City Council’s portfolio looks set to reach a deficit of $880,000, questions are being posed about how the council should support it in the future.
A government announcement promising up to 250 new public housing units in the South is being welcomed as demand in some areas reaches critical levels.
Funding options for a new kerbside rubbish and recycling scheme will be decided by the Dunedin City Council this week.
An $11 million new library for South Dunedin is set to be complete within the next four years.
Redevelopment costs of $38 million have excluded historic Dunedin venue Sammy’s as a potential new theatre.