Chris Morris

Management of coastal reserves on agenda today

A new management plan for Dunedin's coastal reserves - which aims to protect the sensitive areas at the expense of some recreational rights - will be considered by Dunedin city councillors today.

Guest home closing after rates triple

Guest home closing after rates triple

Norfolk House, a luxury guest home in the Dunedin suburb of St Clair, has become the first victim of controversial rates changes introduced by the Dunedin City Council.

Pressure building on Mercury

Pressure building on Mercury

Pressure is mounting on Mercury Energy to honour its botched offer of drastically discounted power to hundreds of Dunedin businesses.

Sorry Dunedin, our offer isn't for you: Mercury

Sorry Dunedin, our offer isn't for you: Mercury

A botched marketing campaign by Mercury Energy, offering drastically discounted power to hundreds of Dunedin businesses, has been criticised as "staggeringly incompetent" by Consumer New Zealand.

B&B operators consider appeal

B&B operators consider appeal

A Dunedin bed and breakfast owner is threatening a legal challenge following the Dunedin City Council's decision to charge the establishment commercial rates.

Chinese Garden pipe bursts

Chinese Garden pipe bursts

Dunedin's award-winning Chinese Garden has sprung a leak.

City could become '3-D hub'

City could become '3-D hub'

A group of Dunedin film-makers - fresh from a 3-D outdoor filming expedition involving mountains, rivers, helicopters and hot-air balloons - say the city is ideally placed to lead the way in cutting-edge movies.

Greater cost to restore museum angers

Greater cost to restore museum angers

A row has broken out over the cost of restoring the Dunedin Gasworks Museum.

B&B owners to pay commercial rates

B&B owners to pay commercial rates

Four Dunedin bed and breakfast operators will not get a reprieve from a sudden switch to more expensive commercial rates, the Dunedin City Council has decided.

Bid to stage alternative Gardies event fails

Suggestions that the Dunedin City Council organise an alternative event to help avert crowd trouble when students farewell the Gardens Tavern in North Dunedin were yesterday ignored.