Threats to kill, hit-and-runs and torrents of abuse - Dunedin's streets are becoming a battleground as angry motorists vent their frustration at the city's parking officers.
Dunedin City Council parking officers are usually a private bunch - reluctant to see their names in print. But not Jane Libeau. Chris Morris asks about her job.
A lack of easily accessible parking and the flouting of time-restricted parks by drivers are creating serious issues in Mosgiel, which the Dunedin City Council is being called on to resolve.
A Queenstown official recommending over half Queenstown Gardens' free car parks be time-restricted says this would "balance" the needs of park users and town workers.
The pay-and-display machines in central Oamaru could be given a new lease of life as an option to replacing them, with the cost of parking likely to increase.
Free parking or paying more for a space in central Oamaru are the options facing the Waitaki District Council on Tuesday.
Free parking with strictly enforced time limits is still being promoted for central Oamaru, as the Waitaki District Council faces replacing park-and-display machines that have reached the end of their life.
Oamaru businesses are being surveyed about what should replace the town's ageing parking pay-and-display machines, which they pay for through a special rate.
Business people failed to turn out for a meeting on Thursday night to discuss the future of parking in central Oamaru.
A major overhaul of car parking in central Oamaru, including the possibility of free parking, is being investigated by the Waitaki District Council, with Oamaru businesses asked to give their opinions at a meeting tomorrow evening.
A group of South Dunedin business owners say they are being unfairly targeted by one particular Dunedin City Council parking officer.
Fears Queenstown Lakes District Council intends to remove angle-parking on upper Ardmore St sparked a rash of public submissions to the draft Wanaka Town Centre Character Guidelines, which closed last week.
Free all-day parking within Queenstown is no longer an option, with one Chamber of Commerce member saying the current situation is "not very friendly for those wanting to visit" the area.
Pressure on car parks is mounting as the Queenstown Lakes District Council embarks on its third roadworks projects around Wanaka's central business district.
The Dunedin City Council has offered 85 free parking spaces as a sweetener for commuters put out by roadworks in Anzac Ave.
Up to nine free car parks will be sacrificed on Anzac Ave for 650m of cycle lanes, providing the "missing link" in the Otago Harbour cycleway, Dunedin City Council roading projects engineer Evan Matheson announced yesterday.
Dunedin's parking machines are taking a major beating from vandals, with machines worth thousands of dollars all but destroyed.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council says staff are making use of the town's alternative transport as part of an ongoing initiative to "walk the talk" by moving away from private passenger car use.
Public transport and ride-share options proposed as alternatives to free all-day car park access are not effective or universally viable, Queenstown Times readers say.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council has approved fee increases of up to 68% for parking at the Church St underground car park.