The Dunedin City Council has recruited two new staff responsible for heritage and urban design issues, and says the appointments will be critical in the years ahead.
Aurora Energy insists the review of its electricity network is independent, despite the man once in charge of its power pole maintenance programme now working for the company carrying out the review.
The Dunedin City Council supports banning single-use plastic shopping bags from next year but wants any ban to include biodegradable and compostable plastic bags too.
The DCC's hearings committee has backed the reinstatement of Easter Sunday trading restrictions for retailers, after unions claimed workers were being pressured to work by ''big box retailers''.
About 150 Dunedin property owners who let their entire premises short-term through websites such as Airbnb are about to receive a letter from the DCC checking their homes comply with the Building Act and district plan.
Contractors work on the demolition of an empty Dunedin City Council-owned building in Thomas Burns St on Monday.
Dunedin City Council has fired a shot across the bows of home owners who rent their properties out short-term, writing to remind them they need to be compliant with codes and regulations.
The Dunedin City Council has tapped the private sector and recruited a key figure behind major infrastructure projects as it eyes the decade of work ahead of it.
Councils across Otago and Southland forked out more than half a million dollars on catering, gifts and entertainment last year.
A freeze on mayoral pay rises would be unfair on those who are leading New Zealand's smaller councils, Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says.
Access to the records of some of Otago and Southland's earliest European settlers will be off-limits to the public for at least the next year as Dunedin's Toitu Otago Settlers Museum focuses on...
Dunedin's only co-housing project will still contain one social housing unit, despite the rising cost of the development.
Accusations of political manipulation and incompetence have been strongly countered during a debate on the delay of Dunedin's new district plan.
Lower Kelvin lights could still be installed on state highways around Dunedin as long as they are safe for motorists and pedestrians.
A $320,000 injection of government cash into performing arts in Dunedin has been hailed as a chance to ''really get it right'' after the demise of the Fortune Theatre.
For the first time in nearly 15 years, the Court of Appeal is sitting in Dunedin - and it will not be the last.
The Dunedin City Council is pressing ahead with new 3000-Kelvin street lights for the city, despite concerns it might spell trouble for the city's ''dark sky'' ambitions.