Security guards were called - and police almost followed - after Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis barged into a private meeting in Mayor Dave Cull's office and refused to leave.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull hopes upgrading King Edward St will help restore the lost vibrancy of South Dunedin's main shopping street.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull looks likely to receive a second backdated bill after 15 years of free water at his Otago Peninsula home.
A local body mayor took the plunge and soaked his local body but not the mayoral chains at the annual Polar Plunge yesterday.
A $1 million legal threat against Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has been lifted after a settlement - involving an apology and legal costs - with former Otago Rugby Football Union members Laurie Mains and Wayne Graham.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull's home is still hooked up to a free water supply, months after he admitted inheriting an illegal connection with the purchase of his Otago Peninsula home.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has stuck to his claims the board of Dunedin City Holdings Ltd was responsible for formally acknowledging it could not provide the money required by the city to pay its debts.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull is backing plans to grant New Zealand mayors extra powers and financial clout.
Local body political grouping Greater Dunedin has begun its electioneering for next year with an attack on the city council of which it is a part.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has said the city can cope with the $8 million shortfall identified last week, even though some services and expenditure might "get the chop".
Local authorities such as the Dunedin City Council should be left to tackle debt levels and rates rises without new controls imposed by the Government, Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says.
A decision to provide start-up capital for the company that will run the Forsyth Barr Stadium one year earlier than expected was behind the impost of $2.48 million approved for the company this week, Dunedin deputy mayor Syd Brown says.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull spent more than $13,000 in his campaign to win the mayoral chains - nearly $30,000 less than Peter Chin did in his campaign not to lose them.
The two men trading verbal barbs over Dunedin City Holdings Ltd's projected $8 million payment shortfall to the Dunedin City Council at least agree on one thing.
The new Love NZ recycling initiative, "It's a Karma Thing", has been launched by Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull.
Despite concerns about the loss of Dunedin's heritage buildings, there are some "extremely enthusiastic" building owners, committed to making sure the city's heritage is saved, city councillor Dave Cull says.
The global issues of climate change and peak oil must not only be faced, but Dunedin's response to them should be turned into opportunities for the betterment of the city, mayor Dave Cull says.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says it will be at least a week before he can reveal the contents of a two-hour council committee meeting held in private to discuss governance changes for the council's companies.