Chris Morris

Looking at leasing out crematorium

Looking at leasing out crematorium

The Dunedin City Council will consider leasing its Andersons Bay Crematorium to a private operator as it seeks to ensure the facility does not become a drain on ratepayers.

ORC leaves door open

ORC leaves door open

A multimillion-dollar redevelopment of Dunedin's waterfront could still be on the table, but the ball is firmly in the court of hotel developer Jing Song to be part of it, the Otago Regional Council says.

Davies not worried about Wellington's roof

Davies not worried about Wellington's roof

The man in charge of Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium says he has ''bigger fish to fry'' than worry about whether Wellington will add a roof to its stadium.

Crematorium changes heralded

Crematorium changes heralded

Changes are coming for the Andersons Bay crematorium, as the Dunedin City Council prepares for the arrival of market competition.

Meeting over jobs raises hopes

There are reasons to hope for the futures of 79 workers made redundant at Southern Cross Forest Products after a meeting in Dunedin yesterday.

Hedderwick gets all clear; DVML criticised

Hedderwick gets all clear; DVML criticised

Independent auditors have given a former Forsyth Barr Stadium manager the all clear following claims of inappropriate spending, but the company running the venue has not escaped unscathed.

Cash stash may repay some debt

The Dunedin City Council is considering raiding its ''jam jars'' of money to help accelerate debt repayments.

Confidence football will be popular

Confidence football will be popular

Dunedin Venues Management Ltd is to underwrite next month's top-tier football clash between English Premier League team Newcastle United and Sydney FC at Forsyth Barr Stadium, it has been confirmed.

Rockquest winner looks to Lorde

Rockquest winner looks to Lorde

Two bands and two solo artists from Dunedin will have their shot at the big time after taking out the top spots at the Smokefree Rockquest's Otago final.

New aquatic manager named

New aquatic manager named

The Dunedin City Council's new aquatic services manager says she is excited about taking charge of one of the city's key facilities.