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.
Cr Michael Guest says he does not regret a quip aimed at a Dunedin anti-fluoride campaigner, and will not apologise.
The manager of Dunedin nightspot Sammy's should find out today, just hours before New Zealand band the Phoenix Foundation takes to the stage, whether the venue can host up to 700 people.
Child minders, web designers and anyone else working from home could also face overnight hikes in their rates bills, if they - like bed and breakfast owners - suddenly found their rating classifications had been changed, Dunedin city councillors have heard.
Allegations which surfaced last year about an unhealthy management culture at the Otago Museum resurfaced at the annual plan hearings yesterday, when a city councillor accused museum chief executive Shimrath Paul of having his "head in the sand" on the issue.
An angry ratepayer walked out, and the confrontational style of others, angered councillors, as the heat in submissions rose during the second day of the Dunedin City Council annual plan hearings yesterday.
Chairman of the group wanting KiwiRail's Hillside and Woburn workshops to build new trains for Auckland, John Christie, has defended the value of a Berl Economics report released by the group on Sunday and dismissed within hours by Transport Minister Steven Joyce.
The development of a car park and access road behind Logan Park High School would help develop the Signal Hill recreation reserve into a world-class mountain bike park, Mountainbike Otago president Hamish Seaton told the hearings committee.
Plans for a major new heritage rail event for Dunedin, that organisers say could attract a significant number of overseas visitors to the city, are building steam.
Debate over the Lovelock Ave realignment continued on the third day of the Dunedin City Council annual plan hearing yesterday.
There was a passionate call for Dunedin city councillors to do more to protect the city's heritage buildings during yesterday's annual plan hearing.
The Dunedin Public Libraries Association has come out in support of plans to move the library to the former chief post office building in the Exchange.
Former councillor Maurice Prendergast returned to the Dunedin City Council's table as a submitter yesterday, but come October he hopes to be back in a more familiar seat.
The reputation of the Dunedin film industry could soon rival that of the city's contribution to music, as the home of the Dunedin Sound, Dunedin city councillors have heard.
Complaints of mouldy tasting water will be washed away if an ultrasonic transmitter installed to combat algal bloom in one of Dunedin's water reservoirs does its job.
Childcare and consultation came together yesterday when Fliss Butcher combined her roles as care-giver and Dunedin city councillor.
There was something missing at the Dunedin City Council's first day of annual plan hearings yesterday.
The long-running battle over plans to realign Lovelock Ave resumed at the Dunedin City Council annual plan hearings yesterday.
A $500 flat rate on Dunedin's bed and breakfast owners was too heavy a price to pay for businesses often run by retired people for a small second source of income, the annual plan hearing was told yesterday.
There were rounds of applause as owners of rural lifestyle blocks, and those who saw themselves as farmers in every sense of the word, argued against being charged residential rates at yesterday's Dunedin City Council annual plan hearing.