Chris Morris

STS out, 'Dunedin Coffee Club' in

STS out, 'Dunedin Coffee Club' in

Stop the Stadium was officially declared dead in Dunedin yesterday, but immediately replaced by a new organisation launched from the ashes with a name poking fun at the Dunedin City Council.

Dunedin dams checked

The Christchurch earthquake had Dunedin City Council staff checking for fresh cracks at the Ross Creek Reservoir dam.

Quake loss likely to be same here

Dunedin's heritage buildings would bear the brunt of a 7.1 magnitude earthquake centred on the city, with damage likely to be the same as in Christchurch, a seismic expert says.

Reservoir cracks prompt review

Reservoir cracks prompt review

Dunedin's Ross Creek reservoir dam could be decommissioned, after cracks wider than a fist were discovered in the 143-year-old structure.

Removal of bays to start

Workers will move in next week to begin demolishing part of Dunedin's former art gallery at Logan Park, Dunedin City Council staff have confirmed.

New food rules could cost more

Dunedin eateries should be cleaner and safer following an overhaul of New Zealand food-safety rules, but could also face "significant" extra costs.

Unesco city of literature title floated

Unesco city of literature title floated

Dunedin could become the first city in New Zealand - and just the fifth in the world - to be named a Unesco city of literature.

Lucky escape for truck driver

The driver of a truck-and-trailer unit carrying logs from Berwick Forest was lucky to escape without injury after a crash put his trailer off the road and sent the logs tumbling into a steep gully yesterday, police say.

Mayoral profile: Lee Vandervis

Mayoral profile: Lee Vandervis

What do you know about the candidates who are contesting Dunedin's mayoral campaign in the 2010 local body elections? Today, in the second of a seven-part Mayoral Profile series, Chris Morris puts the questions to Lee Vandervis.

DCC targeting Town Belt parking

DCC targeting Town Belt parking

The Dunedin City Council is planning a crackdown on commuters, swimmers and high school pupils clogging parts of Queens Dr, in the city's Town Belt, with parked cars.