Chris Morris

Govt gives $100k for Dunedin flood relief

Govt gives $100k for Dunedin flood relief

The Government has delivered a $100,000 cash injection to the Dunedin Mayoral Relief Fund following flooding earlier this month.

Warning for council over business ties

Warning for council over business ties

The Dunedin City Council has been warned not to get too cosy with businesses it might end up having to sue.

City to face 'end game' in the lowlands

City to face 'end game' in the lowlands

South Dunedin is a suburb under siege by Mother Nature - battered by ocean waves, floods, a rising water table and with the dark clouds of climate change predictions building on the horizon. So is it time to head for the hills? Chris Morris reports.

Bore research shows water table on the rise

The Dunedin City Council is planning for a challenging future in South Dunedin.

Cable car society enthusiastic

THE trust behind plans to return cable cars to Dunedin's High St is upbeat about the future after a successful public meeting on Thursday night.

Pipe work may be speeded

The Dunedin City Council will review the performance of its water infrastructure after last week's flood, and may accelerate major improvements to ease pressure on South Dunedin, it has been confirmed.

Cable car meeting tonight

The Dunedin Heritage Light Rail Trust hopes for a good turnout at a public meeting tonight, called to progress the High St cable car project.

Mud-tanks did not worsen floods: DCC

Mud-tanks did not worsen floods: DCC

The Dunedin City Council says the outsourcing of mud-tank maintenance has not added to the city's flooding woes, despite the disappearance of dedicated vacuum trucks from the city.

Stream of complaints over mud-tank maintenance

Stream of complaints over mud-tank maintenance

Dunedin's flood has been followed by a deluge of complaints about inadequate maintenance.

Soaked carpets carry risk

Soaked carpets carry risk

Dunedin residents are being warned not to clean and reuse flood damaged carpet themselves, amid concerns contaminants now buried in them could pose a health threat.