A stadium opponent has questioned a series of historic administration cost payments from the Dunedin City Council to the trust in charge of the Forsyth Barr Stadium's development.
The woman behind the plan to build a $100 million waterfront hotel in Dunedin says the proposal is now ''a long shot''.
Christchurch City Council-owned company City Care takes over maintenance of Dunedin's water and wastewater network from today.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has slammed the Government's decision to waive notification of exploratory deep-sea drilling.
Dunedin city councillors have partially backtracked on a decision to reject an application for out-of-zone water connections to a Signal Hill property.
Any sudden move to a new rate of Government funding that could create a $4.3 million reduction in work done on Dunedin's roads each year would compromise the city council's ability to maintain acceptable levels of service, the council says.
Major ongoing losses are predicted by the company running Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium following a review identifying operating costs and expenditure.
Dunedin developers will pay increased contributions to the Dunedin City Council but ratepayers will not immediately see a reduction in rates increases, under a proposed new allocation of development-related costs.
The Dunedin City Council has employed a person to help attract international students to the city to study.
The failure of Dunedin's mayor and a city councillor to resolve a minor conduct breach more quickly did not reflect well on either of them as city leaders, the men were told yesterday.
Cyclists' ''ignorance and arrogance'' has prompted Strath Taieri Community Board chairman Barry Williams to call for cycles to be registered.
The DCC cannot afford to be ''profligate'' when attention turns to its next budget later this week, despite staff trimming millions of dollars of spending to cut the forecast rates increase to just 2.5%, Mayor Dave Cull says.
Oil Free Otago has established a ''rapid response'' team of up to 260 people to take to the waters around Otago to hinder Anadarko Petroleum Corporation's deep-sea drilling operations.
A youth participation advisory group for the Dunedin City Council is to be set up after the council signed off on the idea yesterday.
Dunedin's youngest city councillors are to seek support from their colleagues to ensure young people's voices are heard at the Dunedin City Council.
Dunedin City Council has taken more action on abandoned vehicle complaints and so reduced the number of vehicles it has to dispose of.
The relationship between Ngai Tahu and the Dunedin City Council is ''blossoming by the day'', as their respective leaders discuss regional economic development, including the benefits and risks of offshore oil and gas exploration.
As Forsyth Barr Stadium continues to drain Dunedin City Council funds, the DCC's new chief executive has slammed the existing operating model as ''fundamentally optimistic'' and started a major review.
Mobile food traders could soon be dotted around Dunedin's central city, and potentially along the main shopping streets, under a proposed relaxation of the bylaw governing where they can operate.
Dunedin tourism operators are apprehensive about changes to the city's marketing agency.