Vacant buildings south of the Exchange in Dunedin could become the new home of a vibrant arts community, with help from the Dunedin City Council, Dunedin Fringe Festival director Paul Smith says.
Annual Plan 2011-12
The Dunedin City Council is considering a new rating category to ease the financial pressure on some Dunedin bed and breakfast operators. Fletcher Lodge owner Keith Rozecki-Pollard praised the move while speaking at the first day of the council's annual plan hearings yesterday.
A group of Northeast Valley area residents is making its own plans to tackle issues of climate, energy and economic changes it says are coming.
Sport Otago has called for changes to some of Dunedin's recreational facilities, including turning Logan Park into a fully-fledged sports hub and supporting a "two-pool option" for the city's aquatic facilities.
Never before have Paul and Valerie Dyer had such good access to the levers of power in Dunedin.
The draft plan for Dunedin's next financial year is almost ready for public consultation, after a lengthy meeting yesterday.
An electronic barrier arm controlling vehicle access to John Wilson Ocean Dr in Dunedin - at a cost of $100,000 - is among many new features proposed for the scenic coastal road.
An attempt to reel in Dunedin's shark nets appears dead in the water, despite claims they offer nothing more than a placebo effect.
Dunedin ratepayers will have to wait another week before they get some idea of the rates increase for the year, but the percentage appears to have gone up, rather than down.