Neuron Scooters Hit Dunedin Streets

Posted 8:28pm Tuesday 2nd March 2021 by Denzel Chung

The battle of Dunedin’s e-scooters is well underway, with Singaporean company Neuron Mobility, Australia and NZ’s self-titled “leading rental e-scooter company,” heading into battle against Lime on Dunedin’s streets.   As well as their striking orange Read more...

Local Produce: Hazel from Copper Coffee

Posted 11:31pm Tuesday 2nd March 2021 by Erin Gourley

Food trucks are a terrifying concept. You take a whole cafe and squeeze it into a small box on wheels, then drive that box around to different places. Hazel Combs is a student who is out there doing that. She is in the final year of a Politics degree, and decided after the lockdown last year that Read more...

Developer and DCC Go Back and Forth on Five-Star Hotel Plans

Posted 10:32am Sunday 20th August 2017 by Joel MacManus

The plans for a 17-storey five-star hotel planned for Dunedin’s Moray Place have been amended by its developer in the hope that it will be accepted by the Dunedin City Council. Phil Page, Partner at Gallaway Cook Allen Lawyers and lawyer acting for Tekapo businessman and the hotel developer Read more...

Do your bloody recycling properly – DCC

Posted 10:51am Sunday 23rd July 2017 by Joel MacManus

The DCC is cracking down on residents not chucking the right stuff in the right bins, so they have launched a new crackdown initiative to make sure you’re not throwing your glass out with your plastics. The rate of incorrect rubbish being put in yellow bins has almost doubled in the last five Read more...

Anti-Glass Alliance Assemble

Posted 10:35am Sunday 5th March 2017 by Joel MacManus

The Dunedin City Council (DCC) has engaged with local liquor store owners in a coordinated effort to reduce the number of glass products sold in North Dunedin, although they failed to nail down any specific plans. The policy was a key election promise made by Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull during the Read more...

DCC and Uni Begin New Initiative to Clean up North Dunedin’s Streets

Posted 10:42am Sunday 26th February 2017 by Anna Linton

A collaborative recycling initiative between the Dunedin City Council and Campus Watch, overseen by the Proctor, will mark an overhaul in how glass and rubbish are dealt with in North Dunedin. Street cleaning, extra blue glass recycling bins and skips in North Dunedin, every Friday of February Read more...

Polling booth coming to campus

Posted 10:04am Saturday 24th September 2016 by Joel MacManus

After months of discussion and negotiation, the DCC has relented and will provide a special voting booth on campus this Thursday for local body elections. After Critic reported on the DCC imposing overly strict conditions surrounding the provision of a booth, OUSA has re-opened talks and found DCC Read more...

Otago University & DCC to collaborate to clean up North Dunedin’s streets

Posted 10:23am Saturday 10th September 2016 by Joe Higham

The Dunedin City Council (DCC) and the University of Otago are investigating and preparing the initial procedure to increase the frequency of rubbish collection in North Dunedin to improve the campus’ street cleanliness.   According to the meeting minutes from a 30 August 2016 meeting Read more...

Emails reveal DCC deception over 2013 voting booth decision

Posted 10:55am Sunday 17th July 2016 by Joel MacManus

The Press Council has part-upheld a complaint from Dunedin City Council against this article. The PressCouncil decision is here Emails have been acquired by Critic between DCC Electoral Officer Pam Jordan and a number of Read more...

DCC accused of “active and wilful campaign to discourage student voters”

Posted 10:58am Sunday 17th July 2016 by Joel MacManus

The Press Council has part-upheld a complaint from Dunedin City Council against this article. The PressCouncil decision is here Negotiations have broken down between OUSA and Dunedin City Council over plans to place a special Read more...

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