Chris Morris

DCC staff warn of further slips

DCC staff warn of further slips

Dunedin's key tourist route along Otago Peninsula is threatened by further slips, as the cost of repair work at Turnbulls Bay hits $2.5 million, Dunedin City Council staff say.

Cull admits error in ward issue recall

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull concedes he got it wrong in comments about the Local Government Commission.

Plans for new $20m hostel

Plans for new $20m hostel

Plans for a $20million, 235 room hostel are being dusted off by Otago Polytechnic as it seeks to increase its international student numbers.

Missing boy found 'safe and well'

Missing boy found 'safe and well'

Police search and rescue teams and volunteer firefighters searching for a missing child near Middlemarch have found the boy safe and well this afternoon.

Man escapes injury when car hits train

Man escapes injury when car hits train

A Hampden man escaped injury after the car he was driving collided with a train this morning.

Woman killed in crash near Queenstown named

Woman killed in crash near Queenstown named

The 76-year-old woman who died after a head-on collision near Queenstown has been named.

Shaping Dunedin's electoral future

Shaping Dunedin's electoral future

The future of Dunedin's local government will be shaped by about 170 submissions, but it could also come down to the views of the Local Government Commission.

Fears for Otago Peninsula hill

Fears for Otago Peninsula hill

A quarry operator accused of flouting rules on Otago Peninsula could seek to remove a hill overlooking Papanui Inlet, neighbours fear.

Painters given the brush-off by DCC

Painters given the brush-off by DCC

A Dunedin painting contractor says his business - and possibly his staff - could suffer after being brushed out of the picture by the Dunedin City Council.

Damage horrifies Geary

Martin Geary is horrified by damage to the Otago Peninsula hill that bears his family's name.