Chris Morris

ORC trims list of contaminated sites

ORC trims list of contaminated sites

A list originally naming 2000 sites across Otago suspected of chemical contamination has been released, but only after itself being cleaned up by the Otago Regional Council.

Meter fault gives free parking

Meter fault gives free parking

Those left scratching their heads by changes to daylight saving this summer may not be alone in their confusion.

Restaurant lease cost council $360,000

Restaurant lease cost council $360,000

The owners of Dunedin's Hungry Frenchman restaurant received a $360,000 payout from the Dunedin City Council as part of a deal to end the lease of the premises, it has been confirmed.

Restrictions may end

Dunedin City Council staff will decide by early next week whether to lift water restrictions in place for residents at Waikouaiti, Merton, Karitane and Seacliff.

Chairman sheepish on bylaw

Chairman sheepish on bylaw

A proposal that could require some property owners to collect sheep droppings accumulating on their land has come as a surprise to Cr Michael Guest, the chairman of the Dunedin City Council working party considering the new rules.

Picking up sheep droppings 'completely nuts'

Picking up sheep droppings 'completely nuts'

Lamb Chop could soon be followed around the paddock by an owner with a pooper-scooper.

Mixed feelings about gangs

Mixed feelings about gangs

Police claims the Dunedin suburb of Corstorphine has been living in fear of gang activity have come as a shock to some residents.

From city roading to life's biggest challenge

From city roading to life's biggest challenge

Don Hill has spent a lifetime grappling with the challenges of Dunedin's roading network.

Community Board nomination

Hyde farmer Bevan Dowling has been nominated to replace Strath Taieri Community Board member Lesley Peddie, who resigned last week after nine years on the board.

DCC hot on trail of illegal water

DCC hot on trail of illegal water

Homeowners illegally siphoning off a share of Dunedin's water supply without paying could be slapped with backdated bills.