A temporary beach access ramp is about to be installed at St Clair.
The ramp is an essential part of surf lifesaving efforts over summer.
And it'll also provide beach access to contractors, for further remedial work on the eroded sand dunes.
City councillors are endorsing major changes to the way residents are represented by local government.
Locals have mixed opinions on the four flag designs shortlisted for public vote.
They've just been revealed in Parliament, ahead of two national referendums.
But not everyone's happy with the plan to change flags, or how much it's costing the government.
Otago Boys' High School's First XV is preparing for the national playoffs.
The team beat Christchurch's St Bede's College to secure the South Island spot in the semi-finals.
And now players have their sights set on taking out the defending champions.
Only two submissions have been received on the city council's plan to sell part of Logan Park to Otago Polytechnic.
As the city's 150th birthday is celebrated, there's a spotlight on the various groups that support local heritage.
Hundreds of residents are involved in such groups, propping up prominent cultural institutions.
And they're looking for new members to join.