Former Dunedin mayor Dave Cull has confirmed he is receiving chemotherapy treatment for pancreatic cancer.
Embattled Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis is refusing to apologise for intimidating conduct and will instead walk away from two of his roles.
Embattled Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis is refusing to apologise for his intimidating behaviour and will instead step down from two committee roles.
Fiery Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis says he does not need help with anger management, but his colleagues have emphatically called on him to acknowledge his problem.
Councillor Lee Vandervis has to make an "unreserved" public apology for aggressive and intimidating behaviour or he will be stripped of two of his roles, Dunedin City councillors decided today.
Turning a prominent eyesore in Dunedin’s Princes St into an attractive development could be a difficult assignment, but achievable for the right buyer.
National rules for councillor behaviour could help prevent ugly scenes such as those featuring Dunedin’s Lee Vandervis, a local government commentator says.
Dunedin's deputy mayor feared she might be hit by a councillor who pointed his finger at her in "stabbing movements" and who grew "increasingly red in the face as he appeared to become more enraged".
Trainee builders in Dunedin have worked together to create a tiny home and their handiwork could soon be viewed by the public.
A city councillor may think ideas that came out of the Great Dunedin Brainstorm were underwhelming, but a director of the group backing the event says it achieved its purpose.
An agency that promotes international education in Otago is working out how high school pupils from overseas can be encouraged to stay in the region to take up tertiary study.
Some Dunedin city councillors say the Government’s wage subsidy has done its job, but others are concerned how businesses will fare in the coming months without it.
The Otago University Students’ Association (OUSA) will bank on improved commercial fortunes to end a series of deficits.
Former Dunedin mayor Dave Cull says he has been overwhelmed by a surge of support since disclosing he is confronting an "ominous health challenge".
Reasons for being there varied, but the 155 people who went up and down the stairs at Dunedin’s Forsyth Barr Stadium yesterday were united in stepping up for the cause.