Chris Morris

Carefully removing asbestos

Carefully removing asbestos

Dunedin carpenter Andy Armstrong took all the right precautions when removing asbestos from his Warrington home.

It’s a multimillion-dollar menace

It’s a multimillion-dollar menace

Dunedin is asbestos. It's in our homes, our buildings and the air we breathe - which makes the clean-up bill a big one. In the second part of a three-part series, Chris Morris reports on the size of the job at hand.

Frustration as yachts, equipment locked away

Frustration as yachts, equipment locked away

The Port Chalmers Yacht Club has found itself caught in the asbestos crossfire.

Asbestos: 'We were totally ignorant’ of risk' (+ video)

Asbestos: 'We were totally ignorant’ of risk' (+ video)

Ewen Oats cannot forget the clouds of dust that clogged his lungs 40 years ago.

Asbestos claimed him (+ video)

Asbestos claimed him (+ video)

From miracle mineral to silent killer, asbestos has left behind a toxic legacy of death and disease in New Zealand. In the first of a three-part series, Chris Morris counts the human cost.

Asbestos toll will grow

Asbestos toll will grow

The death toll from asbestos-related disease in New Zealand will continue to climb for decades to come, despite a ban on imports of building materials containing the toxic mineral.

Suspicions of cancer cluster

Suspicions of cancer cluster

It was a solemn memorial to 14 men taken too soon - photographs of the dead, showing men lost to lung, bowel or prostate cancer, pinned to a noticeboard in the Dunedin City Council's former Midland St workers' yard.

Developers eyeing top-end hotel deal

Developers eyeing top-end hotel deal

Dunedin's fight to secure a five-star hotel is turning into a race as New Zealand's tourism upsurge catches the eye of international investors. Chris Morris reports.

The carcass of Carisbrook

The carcass of Carisbrook It was hallowed ground for more than a century. But the bulldozers have been and gone, leaving behind only piles of rubble and unanswered questions. Chris Morris explores the carcass of Carisbrook.

Citifleet fraud case ends with payout

The saga of the Dunedin City Council's Citifleet fraud is finally over.