The Otago Regional Council is urging the Government to take a more sophisticated approach to road safety and is critical of its Safer Journeys discussion document.
The clamour for immediate parking changes in Dunedin has gathered impetus, as further protest appeared yesterday on city streets.
The Dunedin City Council yesterday bowed to public pressure and backed down from its unpopular parking strategy.
New Environment Canterbury chairman Alec Neill will today fulfil a promise to visit central South Island mayors to heal rifts with the Christchurch-based regional council.
Two Dunedin City Council water and waste services staff members, Paul Helm and Kerry Newnham, have won national water industry awards.
Dunedin city councillor Michael Guest is not revealing the contents of a "draft copy" of a decision from the New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal.
The Dunedin City Council is defending the fees it charges for water and waste services, in the wake of the closure of the Graeme Lowe Otago fellmongery in Green Island.
People caught littering in Dunedin soon could face stiff new fines, as the Dunedin City Council grapples with an increasingly messy rubbish problem.
The Dunedin City Council is reviewing its gambling and TAB venue policy, but its pre-consultation recommendation is to stick with its current policy.
Invercargill City Council chief execut ive Richard King is "shocked and dismayed" following a car accident on Friday which has left him facing a drink-driving charge.
Legal services for the Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) will continue to be delivered by a single law firm when the council's contract with Macalister Todd Phillips (MacTodd) expires in August 2010.
The public's views on the future of Dunedin's voting system will be heard today, the last act before a final Dunedin City Council decision on the issue next month.
Last-minute changes have been put forward as the Dunedin City Council votes on whether to go ahead with special consultation on major changes to the city's recycling regime.
It may not cause the sort of global sensation Scottish singer Susan Boyle did when she racked up 60 million hits on YouTube, but the Dunedin City Council is hoping the video-sharing site might help with its consultation.
Cyber criminals could exploit plans for a free wireless internet service in Dunedin and leave the Dunedin City Council legally responsible for their nefarious behaviour, an industry expert is warning.
Two Otago regional councillors have questioned the appropriateness of chairman Stephen Cairns carrying out both chairmanship and real estate roles, in a process a third councillor later called a "kangaroo court" while another dubbed it "despicable".
A Dunedin city councillor says "alarm bells" should be ringing over plans for a new kerbside collection service in Dunedin, after the bailout of a Christchurch recycling company.
Black rubbish bags and 45-litre recycling bins will be retained, and a single new wheelie bin introduced, under a revised kerbside collection plan that has won initial support from a majority of Dunedin city councillors.
Dunedin urban ratepayers already pay a $370 a year fee for their water, and conservation, not money, is behind the consideration of water meters in the future, the council says.
An eight-step plan for selecting a site for the Otago Regional Council's headquarters has been outlined for councillors to consider tomorrow.