Chris Morris

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.

Broods confirmed for city

Broods confirmed for city

A drought is threatening to turn into a downpour for Dunedin music fans, with confirmation another headline-grabbing show is heading to the city.

Citifleet vehicles won't be recovered

Citifleet vehicles won't be recovered

The Dunedin City Council has accepted it will be unable to recover dozens of Citifleet vehicles sold as part of an alleged $1.5 million fraud.

Concerns raised over natural hazards plan

Concerns raised over natural hazards plan

Homeowners worried about being left in a Christchurch-style red zone - at least on paper - are calling for changes to the Dunedin City Council's natural hazards plan.

City needs to offer visitors five-star hotel - report

City needs to offer visitors five-star hotel - report

Tourism Dunedin has left a call for more money, a five-star hotel and closer links with Queenstown ringing in the Dunedin City Council's ears.

Young musicians raise town hall roof

Young musicians raise town hall roof

The voices and instruments of more than 300 pupils from 19 schools across Otago joined together for the 2014 Otago Secondary Schools' Music Festival at the Dunedin Town Hall last night.

Physio pool's value stressed at forum

Physio pool's value stressed at forum

The value of Dunedin's physiotherapy pool was stressed to the Dunedin City Council at a public forum yesterday.

Central ward questioned

Central ward questioned

Dunedin could consider scrapping its central ward - and even the need for some councillors - as part of a shake-up of its local body electoral system.