Chris Morris

Rising investigation cost justified, CEO says

Rising investigation cost justified, CEO says

The cost of cleaning up the Dunedin City Council's alleged $1.5 million Citifleet fraud is continuing to grow, but the need for ''urgent'' answers justifies the bill, council chief executive Dr Sue Bidrose says.

Harland rejects council criticism

Harland rejects council criticism

Former Dunedin City Council chief executive Jim Harland has hit back at criticism over the alleged $1.5 million Citifleet fraud, while refusing to accept responsibility for any failings on his watch.

DCC's new property manager 'up for the challenge'

DCC's new property manager 'up for the challenge'

The Dunedin City Council's new city property manager says one of his first priorities is sorting out ''what's good, bad and ugly'' within his new role.

Another senior council staff member resigns

Another senior council staff member resigns

Dunedin City Council group manager Kevin Thompson has become the second senior staff member to resign as the Citifleet scandal continues to grow.

Citifleet car buyer - 'I've done nothing wrong'

Citifleet car buyer - 'I've done nothing wrong'

The owner of Dunedin's Cupid Shop says he is being made to ''feel like a bloody criminal'' after outing himself as the buyer of two of the Dunedin City Council's Citifleet vehicles.

Second DCC manager resigns over Citifleet

Second DCC manager resigns over Citifleet

Dunedin City Council group manager Kevin Thompson has become the latest casualty of the alleged $1.5 million Citifleet fraud after opting to resign.

Sister city trip benefits extolled

Sister city trip benefits extolled

Dunedin stands to benefit from a flurry of diplomatic activity on the world stage, Mayor Dave Cull says.

DVML business development chief appointed

DVML business development chief appointed

The company running Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium has appointed a new business development manager as part of a push to secure more bookings.

Almost all DCC top brass gone

Almost all DCC top brass gone

The Dunedin City Council sees a hint of light at the end of the tunnel after four years of high-profile headaches, but it is counting the cost after an almost complete clean-out of its top managers. Chris Morris reports.

Avery's integrity recognised

Avery's integrity recognised

The departure of Dunedin City Council manager Tony Avery in the wake of the alleged $1.5 million Citifleet fraud will be ''keenly felt'', Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says.