A community group that has raised 90% of its share of money for a new library at Waitati says it could lose that funding if the project is delayed until 2015.
Swimming clubs and other groups booking lanes at Moana Pool could soon have to pay more, as the Dunedin City Council seeks ways to boost income while easing overcrowding at the facility.
An $11.5 million swimming complex at Mosgiel remains the priority project for the chairman of the Dunedin City Council's aquatic facilities working party, despite a staff report that seems to step back from the idea.
The debate has already started, and more major issues are on the horizon, as Dunedin city councillors begin considering the financial future of the city.
South Dunedin identities are disappointed, but far from disheartened, by a proposal to defer the construction of the South Dunedin library by three years.
Dunedin ratepayers burdened by a decade of hefty rate increases could finally be in for some relief, with the city council's budget heralding a softening of the annual increases in homeowners' pockets.
Dunedin's new chief executive, Paul Orders, arrived promising changes and his first budget shows those promises have been delivered, councillors say.
Plans to breathe new life into Dunedin's heritage warehouse precinct, involving major changes to the city's one-way street network, are among new and unfunded items back before Dunedin city councillors next week.
The Dunedin City Council has a financial mountain to climb to fix the city's ageing water infrastructure, amid warnings old pipes at risk of failure could be a threat to public safety.
Changes to the Dunedin City Council's seal extension programme could save nearly $1 million, helping address the council's looming budget shortfall, but calls to go further have been ignored.
A bed and breakfast owner has criticised the Dunedin City Council's decision to phase in higher rates for B&B operators deemed to be running commercial operations.
Parts of the $45.8 million Dunedin Town Hall upgrade have again been sent back to the drawing board, with a redesign under way that could cut costs and kill plans for a cube-shaped glass entrance.
It "looks like" the Dunedin City Council owns the city's 232 bus shelters and it appears the Otago Regional Council has agreed to help fix them.
Dunedin's world cup fan zone might be shifted to the Forsyth Barr Stadium after the Dunedin City Council decided not to have it in the Octagon.
The new Dunedin City Council is facing a formidable task to try to limit large and unacceptable rate increases.
New ways to charge about 800 Dunedin businesses for trade waste have passed their latest hurdle without debate.
A fund to help Dunedin people pay their electricity bills has escaped the knife.
A binding public referendum has been proposed as a safety mechanism to allay public concerns over feared privatisation of Dunedin's water.
The New Zealand Historic Places Trust (HPT) has been challenged to help the Dunedin City Council beef up a council-administered heritage fund.
The Dunedin City Council would need to take on unions over working hours and other conditions if it hoped to keep water services in-house while slashing costs, yesterday's hearing was told.