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 http://www.presscouncil.org.nz/ 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 http://www.presscouncil.org.nz/ Negotiations have broken down between OUSA and Dunedin City Council over plans to place a special Read more...

DCC gets AC/DC (cars)

Posted 10:34am Sunday 29th May 2016 by Zahra Shahtahmasebi

A new initiative by the Dunedin City Council (DCC) is looking to add twenty electric vehicles to the council’s car fleet.  The motion was put forward by Councillor Kate Wilson, and the changes will take place within the next five years.  Staff figures determine that even though Read more...

Escalating taxi rank violence causes DCC to get involved

Posted 10:37am Sunday 29th May 2016 by Joe Higham

Recent violence at Dunedin’s Octagon taxi rank has prompted the DCC to get involved in order to find a solution to the issue.  The taxi rank, which is located outside ‘10 Bar’, regularly has long lines until the early hours of the morning and runs parallel to the Read more...

DCC to Buy New Lightbulbs

Posted 11:36am Sunday 27th September 2015 by Emily Duncan

The DCC has announced a new draft energy plan that will showcase Dunedin’s night sky as a tourist attraction.  The initiative aims to replace all of Dunedin’s outdoor lighting with LED technology in order to reduce light pollution, giving a clearer view of the stars and the night Read more...

Council Admits Cycle Network a Botched Job

Posted 10:46am Sunday 30th August 2015 by Sana Basharati

After admitting the South Dunedin Cycle Network was designed poorly, the Dunedin City Council has announced changes to the network will begin shortly. The main issues with the current network are a lack of signage and problems with vehicle access and road markings. Intersections are also said to Read more...

Provisional LAP Allows Shots After Midnight

Posted 10:51am Sunday 12th July 2015 by Joe Higham

The Dunedin City Council is a step closer to implementing a Local Alcohol Policy (LAP) to tighten the rules and regulations for Dunedin establishments.  The original LAP, which was proposed last year, included a one-way door policy from 1am, no shots to be sold after midnight and no alcohol Read more...

DCC Plans Dunedin’s Future

Posted 7:07pm Sunday 1st April 2012 by Claudia Herron

The Dunedin City Council has distributed a draft long-term plan inviting submissions for its proposed rate increases for the next decade. The DCC is setting its sights high, although its efforts are being marred by the city’s debt and general apathy. The latter was evident in one first-rate Read more...

Powers that be make rules. Rules made to be broken.

Posted 4:27pm Sunday 18th March 2012 by Claudia Herron

Confusion has arisen over the enforcement of the proposed glass ban for the Hyde Street Keg Party. Hyde Street Party posters distributed by OUSA throughout the University state that the event is to be glass-free and that $200 fines can be dished out. However, OUSA do not have the Read more...

North Dunedin Street Drinking Culled?

Posted 2:52pm Friday 24th February 2012 by Callum Fredric

Beverage-loving students are breaking down in tears after the Dunedin City Council took the first step towards a permanent ban on drinking in North Dunedin streets. The ban, if it goes ahead, will cover the area bordered by Queen Street, Opoho Road, Logan Park, and the railway line. Currently, Read more...

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