Chris Morris

Haast hermit out to publicise book

Almost 30 years ago, Robert Long left behind the bustle of urban life and walked off into the bush near Haast to find a new home.

Board's rapid reverse over Port Chalmers parking plan

Board's rapid reverse over Port Chalmers parking plan

The Chalmers Community Board has been forced into a backdown over parking in Port Chalmers, as finger-pointing begins over a lack of consultation.

75+ parking stickers out; dashboard notices in

Stickers identifying drivers aged over 75 have been withdrawn by the Dunedin City Council, amid concerns they could be ageist and spur safety fears.

Residents volunteer for Town Belt watch

A group of eagle-eyed volunteers is rallying to protect Dunedin's Town Belt from vandals, following the gratuitous felling of 13 native trees earlier this year.

Scene set for parking row at Port Chalmers

Scene set for parking row at Port Chalmers

A second battle over parking could be brewing for the Dunedin City Council amid fresh claims of failed consultation, in Port Chalmers, which have prompted an offer of mediation from deputy mayor Syd Brown.

Wedding bells for stadium?

Wedding bells for stadium?

Forget rolling mauls and mosh pits: brides-to-be could soon be making their way up a grassy aisle inside Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Parking changes surprise Port residents

The Dunedin City Council has confirmed a fresh round of parking changes, this time in Port Chalmers.

Demand for new pools to be examined

The demand for new pools and other aquatic facilities in Dunedin is to be scrutinised by a new Dunedin City Council working party.

Stadium attracts first crowd

Stadium attracts first crowd

People climbed trees, stood on vehicles and peered over fences to catch a glimpse of a 390-tonne piece of steel being hoisted into the air at the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin on Saturday.

Charity car park raises $63,600

Cadbury staff say they are overwhelmed by the generosity of Dunedin motorists.