"The city is in safe hands," says Dunedin's new deputy mayor, Christine Garey, as she prepares to take up the mantle of leadership.
The Dunedin City Council says a $400,000 investment in Project China in recent years is dwarfed by the economic benefits flowing back to the city.
Dunedin Mayor-elect Aaron Hawkins has extended his winning margin again following the release of final election results this afternoon.
A large inner-city commuter car park in Dunedin is still set to close for two months, but the Dunedin City Council is unable to say when.
The word ''tits'' in a breast cancer survivor's book advertisement has drawn a complaint from a Dunedin resident.
Dunedin city councillor Jim O'Malley says he is likely to walk away at the end of the next term, after missing out on the mayoralty and facing a difficult three years ahead.
The only Dunedin city councillor to lose his seat this election has thanked his supporters and offered to help where he can.
Dunedin city councillor Christine Garey is saying little as others pick her as the frontrunner to become deputy mayor.
Dunedin's next mayor is already busy, just one day into his new role, but he still has some explaining to do to his 3-year-old son.
Dunedin Mayor-elect Aaron Hawkins extended his winning margin, while an ousted incumbent city councillor closed the gap, in updated voting results released yesterday.
The election of Green Party member Aaron Hawkins as Dunedin's new mayor is confirmation the majority of voters believe the city is on the right path.
Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis was leading the race to become Dunedin's next mayor for much of the vote counting process, figures show.
Outgoing Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says potential investors in the city's waterfront development plan risk being spooked by the long wait for a decision on a Provincial Growth Fund bid.
The Otago Regional Council is continuing to monitor rainfall and river flows in the region, despite MetService lifting a severe weather warning. Kinloch Rd in Glenorchy remains closed this afternoon.