Chris Morris

1000th stadium lounge membership sold

1000th stadium lounge membership sold

Private-sector funding for the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin continues to climb, with another $2.4 million raised through the sale of lounge memberships in less than four months.

Dunedin study on peak oil

Dunedin's vulnerability to peak oil - the point at which global oil production is reached and begins to decline - is to be studied by a visiting Christchurch academic over the next week.

Legal opinion sought on dispute

Legal opinion sought on dispute

Dunedin City Council staff are remaining tight-lipped about efforts to resolve a six-year dispute between neighbours at Seaview Tce, Dunedin.

Otago man makes plastic fantastic

Otago man makes plastic fantastic

A plastic-recycling machine invented by Dunedin man Peter Lewis is spitting out the building blocks of a multimillion-dollar business.

South D takes to boards

South D takes to boards

Tina Turner was there, and so, too, was a Scottish cowboy and a tap-dancing tot strutting her stuff to a Tom Jones classic.

Remembering India's struggle

Remembering India's struggle

Members of Dunedin's Indian community turned out in force yesterday to mark India's Independence Day, while urging the younger generation not to forget their mother country's struggles.

Couple 'under siege' turn to Ombudsman

Couple 'under siege' turn to Ombudsman

A Dunedin couple living "under siege" for six years, claiming a threatening neighbour has turned vacant sections next door into an illegal builders' yard, have turned to the Office of the Ombudsmen for help.

Council confident of meeting rules

Council confident of meeting rules

The Dunedin City Council is confident it will not have to offer a flood of discounts for late processing of resource consent applications, despite new rules introduced by Environment Minister Nick Smith.

Lorne St upgrade step to revitalisation

Lorne St upgrade step to revitalisation

The first part of a wide-ranging drive to revitalise South Dunedin is about to begin, with plans for an upgraded pedestrian area in Lorne St unveiled by the Dunedin City Council.

Website linked to Guest under scrutiny

Website linked to Guest under scrutiny

The New Zealand Law Society is scrutinising a website linked to Michael Guest that offers cheap legal documents and tips, as the former district court judge battles to regain a practising certificate.