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.
Laser tag and bumper boats were available for people who wanted some activity while others contented themselves with ice-cream or offerings of food on a bright day at Brighton.
Aurora Energy needs to be given some freedom to sort out its problems, Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult says.
When Sandy Graham says she wants to get things done, it feels like she really means it. Grant Miller talks to the DCC's new chief executive about her challenging assignment and life outside the office.
Steps are being broken up and soil dug up, retaining walls will be built and concrete slabs installed, but the result of the disruption should be peaceful.
"Beware the mongrel Mayor" and other disparaging comments about his colleagues may not land Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis in hot water.