Chris Morris

New sea wall management plan backed by councillors

New sea wall management plan backed by councillors

Dunedin city councillors have backed a new plan to manage the St Clair sea wall, rather than spend millions building expensive improvements to protect the area.

DCC underwrites U20 tournament

The Dunedin City Council will honour its pledge to underwrite part of the cost of hosting matches during next year's Fifa Under-20 World Cup tournament.

Anger at Pol Pot remark

A Dunedin city councillor who compared Heritage New Zealand with the leader of the Khmer Rouge has been forced to beat a hasty retreat.

Freedom camping concerns

Freedom camping concerns

Dunedin city councillors voiced fresh frustrations about freedom campers yesterday after hearing some visitors to Otago Peninsula are still flouting the rules.

Crystal ball 'out', but city needs to 'get over' debate

Crystal ball 'out', but city needs to 'get over' debate

The crystal ball was broken when the Dunedin City Council decided to build Forsyth Barr Stadium, but it is too late for a refund.

Sea wall plan 'not about savings'

Sea wall plan 'not about savings'

A squeeze on Dunedin City Council finances is not behind a push to defer multimillion-dollar options to protect the St Clair sea wall, Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull insists.

Ratepayers underwrite tournament

Ratepayers underwrite tournament

Dunedin ratepayers will be asked to reach into their pockets again to bring next year's Fifa Under-20 World Cup to the city.

Tuning up the DCC

Tuning up the DCC

Sue Bidrose is not what you might reasonably expect.

Stadium review 'kick in the guts for ratepayers'

Stadium review 'kick in the guts for ratepayers'

Dunedin city councillors are preparing for a fresh war of words over Forsyth Barr Stadium, following confirmation it needs another $1.81million a year from ratepayers.

'I don't think we had much choice' - councillor

Frustrated city councillors say they have been left with no choice but to commit more ratepayers' money to support Forsyth Barr Stadium.