Chris Morris

Council could pull pin on projects

Council could pull pin on projects

Millions of dollars of Dunedin City Council capital spending planned for the next few months will again go under the microscope, which could lead to projects being delayed or cancelled.

DCHL reviews release expected

DCHL reviews release expected

The Dunedin City Council was giving little away yesterday after meeting behind closed doors to discuss Dunedin City Holdings Ltd (DCHL)'s annual $8 million dividend payment shortfall.

$250,000 council shortfall in RWC festivities expenses

$250,000 council shortfall in RWC festivities expenses

The Dunedin City Council is dipping into other budgets to cover a $250,000 shortfall to cover expenses for Rugby World Cup festivities in Dunedin.

Cycle network plans tweaked

Cycle network plans tweaked

Plans for a network of strategic cycleways across Dunedin have been tweaked after the Dunedin City Council received more than 100 submissions during public consultation.

Peninsula cycleway delays

Peninsula cycleway delays

Work on the latest two sections of the $35.5 million Otago Peninsula cycleway has slipped more than one month behind schedule.

Leash tightens on dog owners

Dog owners in Dunedin are being urged to register their dogs or risk having their pets impounded.

Council to debate DCHL issues behind closed doors

Any fireworks seem set to go off in private when the Dunedin City Council meets to discuss its projected $8 million budget shortfall tomorrow.

DCC seeks savings ideas

DCC seeks savings ideas

A letter from Dunedin City Council acting chief executive Athol Stephens says nothing is off-limits, and "no idea is too crazy", in the quest for savings within the organisation.

Delta chairman clarifies spending

Delta chairman clarifies spending

Delta Utility Services chairman Ray Polson says claims made by former Stop the Stadium president Bev Butler that the company has exceeded a $1 million borrowing cap are the result of a misunderstanding.

Official inquiry possible into DCHL

Official inquiry possible into DCHL

The Office of the Auditor-general is considering investigating claims of dodgy loans, financial errors and conflicts of interest inside Dunedin City Holdings Ltd (DCHL) and two of its subsidiary companies.