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.
Otago sweltered yesterday as temperatures soared to nearly 34degC in some areas, and came close to bettering some long-standing MetService records.
Kiwirail management is deep in the planning stages of improvements for its Hillside workshops, in South Dunedin, which will allow it to do more maintenance and upgrade work on locomotives and wagons.
Department of Conservation staff contacted Dunedin police after a couple of members of the public began harassing a sea lion at St Clair Beach yesterday.
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.
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.
An aspiring dentist who headbutted a man in a bar — causing severe oral injuries — has avoided a conviction.
A Clinton man has been found guilty of 37 of the 38 sex charges he faced, and now faces years behind bars.
There are concerns people with asthma and allergies may face discrimination due to similarities with Covid-19 symptoms.
Sustainability work happening across the province is being mapped by five Dunedin-based students for Otago’s Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) for Sustainability.
Aurora Energy has restored power to the suburb of Pine Hill, in Dunedin, after an overhead line fault was detected.
Brent James Tiddy did doughnuts on a playcentre’s field, drove 30m along a footpath and took police on a two-minute chase — but the worst was yet to come.
Funding options for a new kerbside rubbish and recycling scheme will be decided by the Dunedin City Council this week.