Chris Morris

Concern over truck traffic

Concern over truck traffic

Heavy logging trucks using a narrow and winding back road to Port Chalmers are putting the safety of other motorists at risk, the Chalmers Community Board claims.

Going down that road again?

Going down that road again?

Debate over the future of Dunedin's scenic John Wilson Ocean Dr is not over yet.

Council probes snags in CCTV system

Council probes snags in CCTV system

Incidents are being missed and evidence lost because of technical problems with Dunedin's ratepayer-funded CCTV system.

Design key to maximising sun: architect

Design key to maximising sun: architect

Better designs making the best use of the sun - rather than a blanket ban on south-facing homes - are needed to make Dunedin's chilly housing stock more ecologically friendly, an award-winning Dunedin architect says.

Volunteer funds sought

Volunteer funds sought

Promoters of the Scarfie Card initiative, which uses the internet and themed decks of playing cards to promote volunteering in Dunedin, say results of a trial prove the scheme's success.

Call for ban on south-facing homes

Call for ban on south-facing homes

The Dunedin City Council should rewrite its rules to ensure all new homes are built facing north, into the sun, a city councillor says.

Cr Butcher not seeking re-election

Cr Butcher not seeking re-election

Dunedin city councillor Fliss Butcher has confirmed she will not seek another term, but wants to "shake a few cages" before she goes.

Council to buy private car park, raise fees

Council to buy private car park, raise fees

The Dunedin City Council is buying a privately run car park offering cheaper fees and increasing them to match its own, but a council manager denies the action is monopolistic.

Naming of roads around stadium next month

Roads around the Forsyth Barr Stadium will be named next month, after public consultation generated only a muted response.

Vandervis gate-crashes mayor's private meeting; refuses to leave

Vandervis gate-crashes mayor's private meeting; refuses to leave

Security guards were called - and police almost followed - after Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis barged into a private meeting in Mayor Dave Cull's office and refused to leave.