Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has said he will not be "mucking around" after holding talks with the head of a residents' group claiming homes are threatened by erosion at Te Rauone Beach, on the Otago Peninsula.
Dunedin city councillors took in their first days of a week-long hearing on the future of the city yesterday, the first 30 or so residents giving their thoughts on a draft spatial plan.
Dunedin's mayoral car park has undergone a subtle refurbishment this week.
Work to bring ultrafast broadband (UFB) to Dunedin is about to begin, at the same time as the city's new "digital office" gets ready to open for business.
The number of cuts being made by the Dunedin City Council to projects across the city will have far-reaching effects.
The Dunedin City Council could resort to an unauthorised budget overspend, if required, to address erosion residents say is threatening homes on Te Rauone beach, on Otago Peninsula, Mayor Dave Cull says.
Occupiers may have been absent from the Octagon yesterday, but it is expected they will return, and when they do the Dunedin City Council will be watching, Mayor Dave Cull says.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull is stepping in to resolve "unseemliness" between two sparring Dunedin city councillors.
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.
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".
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.
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 looks likely to receive a second backdated bill after 15 years of free water at his Otago Peninsula home.
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 has questioned the wisdom of the city's tsunami warning systems, designed to protect residents from giant waves.
Police were packing extra firepower as they cruised Dunedin streets over the weekend armed with one mayor and two city councillors.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull will get a taste of Dunedin nightlife this weekend, when he and two councillors accompany police on patrols after midnight tonight.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull is defending attempts to sell struggling Dunedin City Council-owned bus company Citibus, despite criticism the move will rob ratepayers of a public asset.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has paid a bill for years of free water at his Otago Peninsula home.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull refuses to say why the council is meeting behind closed doors next week to discuss Dunedin City Holdings Ltd (DCHL).