Childcare and consultation came together yesterday when Fliss Butcher combined her roles as care-giver and Dunedin city councillor.
A significant tract of Dunedin's flat land has been declared at risk of liquefaction, with the potential to jeopardise insurance cover in the area.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull was wearing a satisfied smile yesterday, following the release of a residents' opinion survey that showed a sharp increase in public satisfaction with his council.
The Dunedin City Council has made an unholy mess of selecting a commemorative sculpture for the Botanic Garden.
Dunedin's welcome signs are about to get a makeover, with the Dunedin brand's gothic font set to replace the original lettering.
Figures released by the Dunedin City Council show Dunedin is well down a list showing the mean annual residential rates take of New Zealand local authorities.
Dunedin's biggest hotelier, Scenic Hotel Group, yesterday rejected the idea the Dunedin City Council's public library building in Moray Pl could be turned into a hotel.
Dunedin city councillors have agreed to amend a new management plan for Okia Reserve, on Otago Peninsula, after doubts were raised about prioritising yellow-eyed penguins over other wildlife.
An Environment Court challenge that could have stopped the realignment of Lovelock Ave, in Dunedin's Botanic Garden, has been dropped.
Boundary lines between properties and neighbouring properties or Dunedin City Council roads are not set in stone, and people need to be sure of the issue when they buy a house.
Dunedin ratepayers look set to pay an extra 7.3% in rates for the next financial year, along with increased fees and charges for activities ranging from building a house to burying the dead.
A plan for a 118-lot residential development in Mosgiel with 44 properties smaller than allowed in Dunedin's district plan would create "an undesirable precedent", a Dunedin City Council planner says.
The Forsyth Barr Stadium swallowed another $1.8 million yesterday, and the Carisbrook Stadium Trust and its consultants were labelled "either misleading or incompetent" for budgeting far less than that for the company set up to run it.
Dunedin city councillors appear to have had a change of heart with regard to charging consent fees for solar hot water heaters, with a last-minute about-turn meaning the fees could be dropped permanently.
Three of the main heavy industries in the harbour area of Dunedin say they could be put out of business by a Dunedin City Council proposal to rezone harbourside industrial land so it can be used for residential and commercial use.
The clamour against the Dunedin City Council harbourside district plan changes is louder than a foundry hammer.
Mayor Peter Chin pushes Isabella Mansell (1) up Stuart St, Dunedin, as part of a public walk to mark World Health Organisation's urban health campaign "1000 cities, 1000 lives".
A group of parents is calling on the Dunedin City Council to fence the new playground at Bayfield Park next to Andersons Bay inlet, saying there are too many risks for it to be a safe play area for their children.