Chris Morris

Service cuts and job losses predicted

Service cuts and job losses predicted

Services may be cut and job losses would "inevitably" follow as the Dunedin City Council seeks ways to bridge an $8 million annual shortfall in money from its companies, a city councillor says.

Cull and others set for second water bill

Cull and others set for second water bill

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull looks likely to receive a second backdated bill after 15 years of free water at his Otago Peninsula home.

Literature status bid backed

Dunedin city councillors have approved Dunedin's bid for Unesco City of Literature status.

Plaque to be installed

A plaque commemorating three fatal shark attacks off the Dunedin coast will be unveiled at St Clair Esplanade next month.

12 red cards issued

Red cards have been flashed 12 times as the Dunedin City Council cracks down on attempts to recycle dead cats, stereo systems and bags of household rubbish.

Proposal dropped

A plan to change the name of a street near Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium has itself been changed.

Recycling up 30% thanks to new bins

Recycling up 30% thanks to new bins

Dunedin's new wheelie bins have prompted a 30% increase in recycling in the city, Dunedin City Council figures show.

Logan car park bid for stadium

Logan car park bid for stadium

Logan Park could yet become a giant car park for thousands of fans heading to Otago Stadium during this year's Rugby World Cup.

$50m city quake repair bill warning

The Dunedin City Council should plan for a nearly $50 million repair bill for damaged pipes, roads and other infrastructure after a major earthquake, a new council report warns.

Progress on plan to seek City of Literature status

The Dunedin City Council is pressing ahead with a proposal to seek Unesco City of Literature status for Dunedin.