Chris Morris

Shaping Dunedin's electoral future

Shaping Dunedin's electoral future

The future of Dunedin's local government will be shaped by about 170 submissions, but it could also come down to the views of the Local Government Commission.

Fears for Otago Peninsula hill

Fears for Otago Peninsula hill

A quarry operator accused of flouting rules on Otago Peninsula could seek to remove a hill overlooking Papanui Inlet, neighbours fear.

Painters given the brush-off by DCC

Painters given the brush-off by DCC

A Dunedin painting contractor says his business - and possibly his staff - could suffer after being brushed out of the picture by the Dunedin City Council.

Damage horrifies Geary

Martin Geary is horrified by damage to the Otago Peninsula hill that bears his family's name.

International students targeted for city jobs

International students targeted for city jobs

A new jobs initiative aims to keep more of Dunedin's 3000 international students in the city for longer.

Winter ills put pressure on hospital

Winter ills put pressure on hospital

Dunedin Hospital is feeling the pressure after a spike in the number of patients with flu-like symptoms filling beds, it has been confirmed.

Mayor's China trip spurs clash

Mayor's China trip spurs clash

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull is heading back to China later this year, but the trip has already sparked a fresh clash with one of his outspoken councillors.

Five redevelopments get rates relief

The Dunedin City Council has signed off on rates relief worth more than $34,000 to support five heritage building redevelopment projects across the city.

Vandervis told to produce 'evidence'

Vandervis told to produce 'evidence'

Mayor Dave Cull and Cr Lee Vandervis locked horns yesterday after the latter claimed to have ''plenty of evidence'' of tender fraud involving the council.

Boundary error costs resident garden

Boundary error costs resident garden

A Mosgiel man who has already lost his fence to a neighbouring subdivision, and will soon say goodbye to part of his garden, fears other residents could face the same predicament.