Chris Morris

Seismic risk poses dilemma

Concerns have been raised the Dunedin City Council could face a legal threat if it knows - but does not disclose - information about earthquake-prone buildings in the city.

Surplus for games trust

The trust responsible for organising the New Zealand Masters Games in Dunedin is celebrating a $104,000 surplus.

Freedom camping trial to continue

Freedom camping trial to continue

A freedom camping trial ruffling feathers in Macandrew Bay is to continue, despite protests from Cr Neville Peat.

Betterways' appeal withdrawn

Betterways' appeal withdrawn

Betterways Advisory Ltd has hammered another nail into the coffin of its Dunedin waterfront hotel project by withdrawing an appeal to the Environment Court.

Benson-Pope loses vote on submission response

The Dunedin City Council has been advised to consider redacting defamatory budget submissions before making them public in future.

Ex-Moana Pool manager takes role in Ashburton

The former manager of Dunedin's Moana Pool, Steve Prescott, is remaining tight-lipped about a new role running Ashburton's $34 million aquatic and recreation centre.

DCC volunteers for online voting

The Dunedin City Council has volunteered to participate in a planned trial of online voting in a bid to reverse a trend of dwindling voter turnout.

DCC votes against backing risk appeal

DCC votes against backing risk appeal

The Dunedin City Council has ruled out throwing its weight behind the Wise Response Appeal, after councillors divided into camps over environmental concerns and fears of party political lobbying.

Bay access hot topic for board meeting

Bay access hot topic for board meeting

Years of debate over vehicle access to Blueskin Bay will come to a head in Warrington tonight, when the Waikouaiti Coast Community Board considers the views of a divided community.

Sculpture of sea lion suggested for St Clair

Sculpture of sea lion suggested for St Clair

The anniversary of the return of New Zealand sea lions to the mainland after more than 150 years could be commemorated with a life-size sculpture of the ''matriarch'' of the small Otago Peninsula population.