Chris Morris

Otago title win No 663

Otago title win No 663

Shearing legend David Fagan signed off as a winner after picking up yet another Otago Shears title at the weekend.

Och aye, Riley's scotchya!

Och aye, Riley's scotchya!

Riley Honings (5) very nearly delivered a knock out blow for the Black Caps ahead of tomorrow's Cricket World Cup clash with Scotland.

Second complaint about Vandervis

Second complaint about Vandervis

Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis now faces two formal complaints despite apologising for an allegedly expletive-laden outburst aimed at senior Dunedin City Council staff.

DCC wants access squabble buried

DCC wants access squabble buried

The Dunedin City Council is attempting to unlock a dispute over access to Larnach's Tomb that involves the trust that helped save it.

Vandervis offers apology; Wilson unmoved

Vandervis offers apology; Wilson unmoved

Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis insists he is not an angry man, but he knows he has to change.

Call for new approach to oil and gas industry

Call for new approach to oil and gas industry

The Dunedin City Council is calling for a beefed-up Government effort to prepare for an oil and gas disaster, including more funds and equipment on stand-by to respond to any spill.

Port drops consent objection

Port drops consent objection

Port Otago subsidiary Chalmers Properties has withdrawn plans to fight the Dunedin City Council over a condition of consent attached to its recently-approved harbour-side subdivision.

Formal complaint to be laid against Vandervis

Formal complaint to be laid against Vandervis

A Dunedin city councillor will face a formal complaint after allegedly becoming embroiled in an angry, expletive-laden exchange with senior council staff in a hallway of the Municipal Chambers.

Liquor ban split into two

The temporary liquor ban planned for around Forsyth Barr Stadium and the University Oval will be split in two, after a councillor raised concerns about its legality.

Asset sales signalled as rates to rise

Asset sales signalled as rates to rise

Dunedin city councillors yesterday signed off the draft long-term plan, charting the city's strategic direction for the next decade, before public consultation beginning next month. Chris Morris reports.