Two University of Otago students are rapt with the council's response to their idea to block off traffic to part of Dunedin's CBD.
The heat is on the Dunedin City Council's targeted 3% rates rise as councillors prepare to debate unexpected demands for extra funding, Mayor Dave Cull says.
East Taieri Dog Park (ETDP) users are calling on the Dunedin City Council to improve the state of the park.
The discussion over which end of Portobello-Harington Point Rds should be improved first was turning into a winners and losers debate, Dunedin city councillor Kate Wilson noted as people continued to air their views on the topic at the council's annual plan hearings yesterday.
Otago Museum has the most visitors of Dunedin's cultural institutions, has the biggest collection and has had no funding increase for four years, so it would be fairer for the Dunedin City Council to redistribute the increases proposed for 2014-15 equally among Otago Museum, Toitu and Dunedin Public Art Gallery, says museum director Ian Griffin.
Long-time advocate for Dunedin libraries Merle van der Klundert, from the Dunedin Public Libraries Association, has once again urged the council to pay serious attention to its libraries.
A trust investigating options for a new Mosgiel pool urged councillors to give it an extra $20,000 to start the project.
The threat cats pose to Dunedin's native birds means they should be microchipped and registered just as dogs are, councillors were told yesterday.
The Mornington Football Club is hoping it has already had a win at the 2014-15 draft annual plan hearings after councillors ordered the situation with their unusable council-owned club rooms be addressed.
The first step towards securing funding for major changes to Dunedin's road networks has been taken by the Dunedin City Council, even though exactly what those changes will be is yet to be decided.
The remaining pieces of the latest round of restructuring at the Dunedin City Council fell into place yesterday.
The Dunedin City Council is working to clarify exactly how exposed it is to a repair bill for uninsured infrastructure assets in any future disaster.
Grant McKenzie is still getting his feet under the desk as the Dunedin City Council's new group chief financial officer.
The new Dunedin marketing agency to co-ordinate tourism, events, investment, skills and migrant promotion efforts for the city will be known as Enterprise Dunedin.
Another senior manager is to have a quick exit from the Dunedin City Council after the announcement yesterday of his departure.
A Dunedin bar's plans to screen Fifa World Cup matches later this year could be derailed by concerns the venue could attract early-morning drinkers ''like moths to the flame''.
The traffic engineer hired by Betterways Advisory Ltd to help progress Dunedin's waterfront hotel has rejected claims the project was fatally flawed.
A new prospectus prepared by the Dunedin City Council is part of a city-wide push to target more ''high wealth'' national and international investors, the council says.
A multi-storey development housing parking and businesses is being considered for the Dunedin City Council-owned Frederick St car park site.
The economic development of a city is a long game, but a partnership approach is already making a difference to Dunedin's economy, the city's deputy mayor says.