Chris Morris

Three Southland men killed in WA car crash

Three Southland men killed in WA car crash

Three childhood friends from Southland have been killed in a car crash in Western Australia.

Conflicts of interest policy

Dunedin city council staff could be forced to resign under a new conflicts of interest policy to be considered by councillors today.

Delta in $13.3m wrangle

Delta in $13.3m wrangle

The decision by Dunedin City Council-owned company Delta to involve itself in a Christchurch subdivision may end up costing ratepayers millions of dollars.

Church’s consent conditions appealed

The Exclusive Brethren's plans for a new church on the Taieri Plain are on hold - for now, at least - after appeals were lodged with the Environment Court.

'Appalled' by botched paint job

'Appalled' by botched paint job

The Dunedin City Council has ordered its contractor to fix botched new cycleway symbols panned by critics as resembling "a primary school project''.

Smell blamed on faulty sensors

Smell blamed on faulty sensors

The Dunedin City Council says faulty sensors are to blame for the foul smell coming from the Tahuna wastewater treatment plant, after the facility became overloaded with "biomass''.

Councillors disagree on debt repayment

The Dunedin City Council's success in repaying millions of dollars of debt ahead of schedule should be a cause for celebration, a frustrated Dunedin city councillor says.

Information request charges defended

The head of the Otago Regional Council is defending the organisation's stance on charging for official information requests, despite being out of step with most southern councils and official guidance.

April date for report on flooding

April date for report on flooding

A 10-month wait for the Dunedin City Council to review the performance of its mud tanks, following last year's South Dunedin flood, has been questioned by Dunedin South MP Clare Curran.

460 DCC staff resign in past four years

460 DCC staff resign in past four years

Hundreds of Dunedin City Council staff have resigned during a sometimes torrid four-year period for the organisation.