Worries an Environment Court decision allowing a family to build on a flood-prone section at Karitane could set a legal precedent has most Otago regional councillors urging the organisation to not let the matter drop.
Dunedin voters will again find candidates' names listed alphabetically in this year's city council elections.
Lovelock Ave, in Dunedin, will be left open for cyclists, but only those travelling uphill, the Dunedin City Council decided yesterday.
Dunedin Mayor Peter Chin and city councillor Dave Cull have squared off for the mayoralty, both yesterday announcing their intentions to stand for the city's top job.
Greater Dunedin has added three new names to its ticket for the October Dunedin City Council elections, bringing its team to nine.
Social media is free, instant, widely used, and a tool local governments can no longer ignore if they want to engage the public and fulfil their responsibility to be accountable, Northland Regional Council community relations general manager Jason Dawson says.
Some of Otago's biggest employers should be well enough managed to avoid putting new workers on a 90-day trial, Methodist Mission Dunedin chief executive Laura Black says.
The Dunedin City Council is confident it will not have to offer a flood of discounts for late processing of resource consent applications, despite new rules introduced by Environment Minister Nick Smith.
It is only a matter of time before a skateboarder is killed on Dunedin's roads, Dunedin City Council road safety adviser Henriette Rawlings says. Dunedin police agree, and are next week...
The Dunedin City Council's top building inspector spent an "absolutely frantic" few days in Christchurch helping make decisions "on the fly" as the city slowly hauled itself back to its feet.
Dunedin resident Meg Davidson laments opportunities lost and asks if the city could follow Wellington's lead.
The future of Dunedin's harbourside plan may yet be decided by an Environment Court judge, despite good progress during mediation talks between the Dunedin City Council and a group of upset business owners.
It is the right time for Dunedin City Council to tackle global issues, new councillor Jinty MacTavish says.
Dunedin city councillor Fliss Butcher unexpectedly quit yesterday's Dunedin City Council meeting, leaving another councillor to confirm Cr Butcher had rejected a nomination as deputy chairwoman of a committee.
The new Dunedin City Council, with Fliss Butcher (in pink) in the centre of the back row. The three other women councillors are also shown in pink. ODT graphic. Only the cost of a by-election has stopped Dunedin City Councillor Fliss Butcher resigning from the council she was elected to just over a month ago. She says she has been sidelined and that part of the reason is that she is a woman. Mark Price reports.
A plan to fast-track up to $11.6 million in spending on the Tahuna wastewater treatment plant will be scrutinised by Dunedin city councillors next week.
Knox Church minister Sarah Mitchell opened yesterday's Dunedin City Council meeting, as usual, with a prayer.
"We don't really consider ourselves gardeners," Joy Pringle told judges of the Let's Grow Native competition. "Could have fooled me," muttered judge Jim Mora. More...
An attempt to reel in Dunedin's shark nets appears dead in the water, despite claims they offer nothing more than a placebo effect.