Chris Morris

Citifleet: DCC talks to insurer

Citifleet: DCC talks to insurer

The Dunedin City Council is negotiating with its insurer to recoup a chunk of the $1.5 million lost during an alleged decade-long fraud within its Citifleet department.

Van scrutinising roads for danger

Van scrutinising roads for danger

Dunedin's roads will be under the spotlight next week as part of a push to save lives.

DCC threatens action on oil, diesel dumping

After a series of costly clean-up operations this year, the Dunedin City Council is threatening to prosecute anyone caught dumping oil into the city's wastewater system.

Reimagined CBD proposals heard

Reimagined CBD proposals heard

Visions of a redeveloped Octagon, a more pedestrian-friendly George St and a buzzing network of free buses took centre stage at a Dunedin City Council workshop last night.

DCC moves on freedom camping

DCC moves on freedom camping

The Dunedin City Council hopes extra signs, security patrols and a new site for freedom campers will help prevent a repeat of previous headaches at Macandrew Bay this summer.

Retailers have say on future of CBD

Retailers have say on future of CBD

There were calls for a more pedestrian-friendly inner city in Dunedin, but also action to protect its retailers, at a Dunedin City Council planning workshop last night.

Pro-oil industry petition launched

Supporters of the oil and gas industry in Dunedin want to send a message to Anadarko and Shell New Zealand.

DCHL profit down but mood bullish

DCHL profit down but mood bullish

The Dunedin City Council's group of companies remain in a bullish mood, despite an $8 million drop in profits and another loss for the entity running Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Street closure proposed

Street closure proposed

A Green Island street may be closed permanently as part of a land swap with the developers behind a new multimillion-dollar Fresh Choice supermarket.

'Solid' results from DCC companies

'Solid' results from DCC companies

The Dunedin City Holdings Ltd group of companies have delivered "solid'' results, despite an $8 million drop in profits and another loss for the entity running Forsyth Barr Stadium, chairman Graham Crombie says.