Chris Morris

Bottle store to appeal 'extraordinary' ban

Bottle store to appeal 'extraordinary' ban

The owner of a Dunedin bottle store is to appeal after the outlet was slapped with the city's longest off-licence suspension of 21 days.

Further cases of fraud at council

Further cases of fraud at council

The Dunedin City Council says the discovery of five more examples of fraud and theft inside the organisation is ''enormously'' disappointing.

Vandervis told: cough up evidence over frauds

Vandervis told: cough up evidence over frauds

The war of words is continuing between Mayor Dave Cull and outspoken councillor Lee Vandervis over claims of widespread fraud within the Dunedin City Council.

Councillor in war of words over Mosgiel pool

Claims the Dunedin City Council is using ''weasel words'' to ram through a new Mosgiel aquatic facility have been rubbished by Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull.

Extra conditions may rescue project

Extra conditions may rescue project

Plans to breathe new life into Dunedin's historic Loan and Mercantile building could be about to take a significant step forward.

DCC staff trained to spot fraud

DCC staff trained to spot fraud

Hundreds of Dunedin City Council staff have received fraud detection training, but more training is planned, as the organisation seeks to avoid any repeat of the Citifleet scandal.

IRD mum on car profits tax liability

Inland Revenue won't say whether it is investigating profits made by key figures in the $1.5 million Citifleet fraud.

Good public feedback over pool sites

The preferred site for Mosgiel's new pool is proving to be a hot topic of debate.

Fire Service pours cold water on Jetty St closure

Fire Service pours cold water on Jetty St closure

A plan to create a new pedestrian-only space in the heart of Dunedin's warehouse precinct has run into opposition from the New Zealand Fire Service.

DCC staff warn of further slips

DCC staff warn of further slips

Dunedin's key tourist route along Otago Peninsula is threatened by further slips, as the cost of repair work at Turnbulls Bay hits $2.5 million, Dunedin City Council staff say.