Chris Morris

Internet speed opened door to job

Internet speed opened door to job

James Hannam "probably'' wouldn't be living in Dunedin were it not for GigCity.

'It kind of defeats the purpose'

'It kind of defeats the purpose'

GigCity is a waiting game for Dunedin student Josh Livingstone.

Call for freedom camping rules rethink

Call for freedom camping rules rethink

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull is calling on the Government to rethink freedom camping legislation, after a season in which large crowds overwhelmed sites and stretched facilities and patience across Otago.

App means end of quiet campsites

App means end of quiet campsites

Everything a freedom camper needs to know about New Zealand is now just a button-press away. But what does the rise of smartphone apps like CamperMate mean for Dunedin's previously quiet beach camping grounds? Chris Morris reports.

Hundreds at first ‘Creekfest’

Hundreds at first ‘Creekfest’

There was a lot of love for the Lindsay in Dunedin at the weekend.

Hyde St rubbish set alight

Hyde St rubbish set alight

The party is over, and the clean-up is in full swing, but the Hyde St hangover will linger for days for three young men.

Charities taking on cyberspace

Charities taking on cyberspace

The rapid rise of online crowdfunding site Givealittle is pulling at the heartstrings - easing suffering, saving lives and even our beaches. But what about those left behind? Chris Morris and Vaughan Elder report. 

Lazarus raised from the near dead

Lazarus raised from the near dead

   

A ginger-haired cat dubbed Lazarus became an overnight internet star after being hit by a car in Dunedin last month.

Outright fraud 'very, very rare'

Outright fraud 'very, very rare'

 

   

People are not always what they seem, but instances of outright fraud on Givealittle are "very, very rare'', a spokeswoman says.

Vandervis' backhander claim fails to stir Cull

Vandervis' backhander claim fails to stir Cull

Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis has upped the ante in his fraud claims by signing a sworn affidavit alleging he paid a $200 backhander to secure a Dunedin City Council contract.