Elevated levels of lead were detected in part of Dunedin's water supply as far back as August last year, but authorities did not advise affected residents to stop drinking the water until yesterday.
A task force will be responsible for making serious headway to ease workload pressure at the Southern District Health Board and make the flow of patients through hospitals more efficient.
Just over 100ha in areas such as East Taieri, Wakari and Portobello could be freed up for new residential development in Dunedin.
A taskforce will be responsible for making serious headway to ease workload pressure at the Southern DHB and improve the flow of patients through hospitals.
Worksafe has been notified of an incident at Dunedin’s Moana Pool, where one person was seriously injured on Friday.
Changes to zoning and rules for building houses in Dunedin may alleviate a housing shortage, but some councillors fear this may not be enough to make a significant difference.
People are welcome to bring their bicycles to the University of Otago but not to ride them around campus, and the Dunedin City Council suggests a more cycle-friendly future should be embraced.
Dunedin city councillors may not have needed a reminder this week at the long-term plan meetings about the importance of investing in the city’s network of water pipes, but they got one.
About $100 million of work is needed to clear a backlog in water, wastewater and stormwater repairs, maintenance and pipe replacement in Dunedin.
Any rescue mission by the Dunedin City Council to keep the New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame in Dunedin beyond June will not begin immediately.
What to do about transport and parking was again a flashpoint at the Dunedin City Council yesterday.
A low interest rate on borrowing has been assumed by the Dunedin City Council in preparing draft budgets for the 10-year plan.
Residential development of the future could be off the grid, Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis says.
The Dunedin City Council should consider selling some of its companies, including Aurora Energy, Cr Lee Vandervis says.
Dunedin city councillors have passed up the opportunity to trim from an ambitious $1.5 billion capital spending programme before their draft 10-year plan goes out to public consultation.
What have the Romans ever done for us? asked Reg in Monty Python’s Life of Brian, to galvanise his group into taking action against their oppressors.
Mosgiel and Burnside could each have 180 car parks created as part of park-and-ride facilities that could help to reduce demand for parking in central Dunedin.
Grey Power Otago’s president says a dramatic escalation in the Dunedin City Council’s budgeted debt is horrifying and a proposed rates increase of 9.8% is appalling.