Chris Morris

Draft budget feedback pretty good: council

Draft budget feedback pretty good: council

The Dunedin City Council says feedback on its draft budget has been ''pretty good'' despite some disappointing turnouts at public meetings in recent weeks.

Hawkins reveals ORC discussing city buses

Hawkins reveals ORC discussing city buses

The Otago Regional Council appears set to consider handing responsibility for Dunedin's public transport network to the Dunedin City Council.

DCC seeking better deal on insurance

DCC seeking better deal on insurance

A Dunedin City Council senior manager has flown to London for meetings aimed at securing better insurance cover for $3.4 billion worth of ratepayers' assets.

Hotel traffic report close to completion

Hotel traffic report close to completion

A report that could offer a solution to traffic issues standing in the way of Dunedin's waterfront hotel is close to completion, Dunedin City Council staff say.

Digital Office plea over funding decision

Dunedin's Digital Office faces a ''very dark day'' unless the Dunedin City Council reverses a decision to axe funding from its upcoming budget, councillors have been told.

Shanghai 'Dunedin office' idea debated

Shanghai 'Dunedin office' idea debated

Dunedin could soon have a permanent presence in Shanghai as part of efforts to ramp up economic links with China, it has been suggested.

Freedom camping trial 'working' despite excesses

Freedom camping trial 'working' despite excesses

The Dunedin City Council insists extra efforts to control freedom camping on Otago Peninsula are working, despite a complaint to police about the numbers descending on Macandrew Bay late last week.

City prospectus targets high-wealth investors

City prospectus targets high-wealth investors

A new prospectus prepared by the Dunedin City Council is part of a city-wide push to target more ''high wealth'' national and international investors, the council says.

No gas but hunt goes on

No gas but hunt goes on

Otago Chamber of Commerce says it is disappointing, but hopefully not the end, after oil giant Anadarko confirmed it failed to find commercial quantities of natural gas off the Otago coast.

Dunedin chasing Katy Perry, the Eagles

Dunedin chasing Katy Perry, the Eagles

Rock legends the Eagles and pop star Katy Perry are both being targeted by the new head of Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium.