Chris Morris

Rod concert $7m boost for city

Rod concert $7m boost for city

Figures show Rod Stewart delivered a multimillion-dollar boost to Dunedin's economy and the man running Forsyth Barr Stadium is promising bigger things to come.

Drains blocked, residents claim

Drains blocked, residents claim

The Dunedin City Council will review the performance of its staff and of contractor Fulton Hogan amid claims a lack of basic maintenance contributed to flooding in South Dunedin.

Comradeship and health benefits too

Comradeship and health benefits too

For Dunedin twins Stephen and Allan Facer, the Otago Therapeutic Pool is about more than injury recovery.

Little impact expected from wastewater

Little impact expected from wastewater

Dunedin's flood has flushed wastewater, contaminated stormwater and silt into Otago Harbour and out to sea, but the Dunedin City Council says there is no cause for concern.

'There was no road under the wheels'

'There was no road under the wheels'

A Dunedin man who drove into a gaping hole in Highcliff Rd says the road in front of him just disappeared.

Damage to slip repair 'superficial'

Damage to slip repair 'superficial'

Fresh damage at the site of a major slip repair project in Upper Junction Rd, near Port Chalmers, is just ''superficial'', the Dunedin City Council says.

366 keen spellers drawn to quiz

Spelling bees were out in force in Canterbury as the Otago Daily Times Extra! Spelling quiz drew record entries this week.

Heading for dry ground

Heading for dry ground

With South Dunedin's streets awash, and more rain on the way, Eric Nabalagi had a simple plan last night - head to higher ground.

Cold, dark vigil after power cut

Cold, dark vigil after power cut

Michelle Bone's family spent last night in a dark, cold and lonely street.

Council gains access to CST documents

Council gains access to CST documents

The Dunedin City Council has secured an agreement that will avoid ''a battle of lawyers'' over access to stadium-related documents held by the Carisbrook Stadium Trust, council chief executive Dr Sue Bidrose says.