A last-ditch bid to impose a "sinking lid" policy on Dunedin's gaming machines was unsuccessful yesterday, with a nine-to-five vote defeating the move.
The demand for new pools and other aquatic facilities in Dunedin is to be scrutinised by a new Dunedin City Council working party.
KiwiRail's Hillside workshops may have won a $40 million contract to deliver carriages to Tranz Scenic, but it has not stopped Government, Dunedin City Council and Dunedin business representatives from moving ahead with plans to win at least some construction work on the $500 million tender for Auckland's trains.
More than 1000 high-school pupils in Dunedin will be looking for somewhere else to party, after a police crackdown targeting after-ball events at licensed premises.
Dunedin will retain a policy that has seen gambling machines decrease in number in the past few years, despite arguments for a "sinking-lid" policy proponents say could help further minimise the harm the machines cause.
Cruising the streets of Dunedin has become a hazardous and costly exercise for Phyllis McPherson on her mobility scooter.
The fate of Dunedin's former Chief Post office has taken another twist with fresh plans for a hotel development killing a proposal to convert the site into the city's central library.
The Dunedin City Council has upped its efforts to recover court costs from Stop the Stadium, initiating legal proceedings to recover an $11,060 debt, or force the organisation into liquidation.
A plan to build a cremator by Andersons Bay Rd, in Dunedin, has attracted strong opposition ahead of a resource consent hearing later this month.
The Dunedin City Council will not say how much it received from KiwiRail and Port Otago to offset its $272,255 bill for repairs to a damaged pedestrian overbridge.
Dunedin's far-flung ratepayers could soon praise or berate their city councillors via an internet video conference.
The finishing touches are being added to the Dunedin City Council's redeveloped Civic Centre reception area.
Plans for Dunedin's Harbour Cone - now owned by the Dunedin City Council - will be subjected to further scrutiny, following public appeals to last week's annual plan hearings.
Plans for a technology precinct in the heart of Dunedin, linking the city's burgeoning collection of hi-tech companies, are slowly taking shape - although bricks-and-mortar changes still appear some way off.
Rates look to be on the rise again, following yesterday's Dunedin City Council annual plan deliberations.
The Street - a software company in which Dunedin City Holdings has invested more than $700,000 since 2005 - should be left to quietly get on with the job.
After years of battering from the sea, the precariously located sandhill at Middle beach, Dunedin, is suffering from a rear-guard action - a pounding by wind and rain.
In April 2006, local authorities and emergency services swung into action to help the occupants of dozens of homes flooded on the Taieri Plain. Questions were asked about why houses had been built in a flood zone.
The Waikouaiti Golf Club and an equestrian trust are at odds over the use of Dunedin City Council-controlled land, with both groups saying they want to develop it for recreation.