Chris Morris

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.

No Maori ward yet

No Maori ward yet

The Dunedin City Council does not plan to follow New Plymouth's lead by introducing a Maori ward, but Otakou runanga kaumatua Edward Ellison says the idea's time will come.

Public views sought in reshaping city

Public views sought in reshaping city

A facelift scheduled for inner-city Dunedin, including changes to the Octagon and George St, could help lift the city's struggling retail sector, the Dunedin City Council says.

Chopper kept busy ferrying skiers

Chopper kept busy ferrying skiers

The ski season might be winding down, but the rush to hospital is picking up speed.