Chris Morris

Fungal disease may be killing Octagon trees

Fungal disease may be killing Octagon trees

A mysterious disease may be killing trees in Dunedin's Octagon.

Nets snare eight sharks

Eight sharks have been snared by nets set off Dunedin's beaches this summer.

Their days are numbered

Their days are numbered

Those wanting to marvel at the spherical splendour of the Moeraki Boulders should get in quick - in just 20,000 years they could be gone.

Deferrals could have high cost

Deferrals could have high cost

The Dunedin City Council faces a double whammy of lost revenue and community anger - at least from some sectors - if it defers some or all of a list of major capital projects in an effort to save money.

Road decision long way off

Road decision long way off

Plans to consult the public over the future of John Wilson Ocean Dr in Dunedin appear likely to drag out for almost another year.

Plea to defer city projects

Plea to defer city projects

Three of the most expensive capital projects planned by the Dunedin City Council, together costing tens of millions of dollars, could be temporarily shelved in an effort to ease the burden on ratepayers.

Lovelock Ave realignment plan queried

Lovelock Ave realignment plan queried

The future of Dunedin's Lovelock Ave realignment appears to have been thrown wide open, after serious doubts emerged among some councillors at yesterday's annual plan meeting.

Redevelopment still being planned

Redevelopment still being planned

A multimillion-dollar budget for the redevelopment of Logan Park will be carried over to the 2010-11 year as planning for the project continues, Dunedin city councillors at yesterday's annual plan hearing were told.

Councillors may reject rates plan

Councillors may reject rates plan

There appears to be support among Dunedin's city councillors to try for a substantial reduction in forecast rates at today's annual plan meeting.

Yoga and cafe in parking dispute

Yoga and cafe in parking dispute

Yoga practitioners are getting a group of Dunedin businesses, and their customers, in a twist.