Chris Morris

Invest to lift city’s economy

Invest to lift city’s economy

The Dunedin City Council has one eye on economic development, and another on the ‘‘massive'' challenge posed by South Dunedin, as it prepares its budget for another year.

Study into sharing services

Study into sharing services Dunedin's marketing spend - and its public profile - could be in for a $300,000 boost, but big challenges remain as city councillors prepare to chart the city's course for another year.

Undeterred by subdivision setbacks

Undeterred by subdivision setbacks

A Dunedin developer is counting the cost of yet another delay in his decade-long fight to progress a residential subdivision.

DCC to review literature city trust

Plans for an independent Dunedin City of Literature Trust could be put on ice, but the city's arts and culture strategy is in line for a possible funding boost, as part of changes to be investigated by the Dunedin City Council.

Temporary liquor ban proposed

A temporary liquor ban covering part of North Dunedin, including outside Forsyth Barr Stadium, will again be considered by the Dunedin City Council.

Proposed rates rise of 1.5% and debt reducing faster

Teh Dunedin City Council says continued spending restraint, coupled with the sale of surplus land, has helped it cut rates while getting $22million ahead of schedule in debt repayments.

Police say Kia in crash was stolen

Police say Kia in crash was stolen

A fleeing driver in a stolen vehicle had to be restrained by police after running a red light and slamming into another car in Dunedin last night.

84 DCC trespass notices in force

84 DCC trespass notices in force

Abusive library patrons mixing books, booze and brawling are partly to blame for more than 200 trespass notices issued by the Dunedin City Council in recent years.

Waterfront bridge: in with the old?

Waterfront bridge: in with the old?

If Dunedin is serious about a new bridge to open up its waterfront, two old bluestone abutments just south of Queens Gardens could be part of the missing link, heritage advocates say.

Information policy for review

Information policy for review

The Dunedin City Council has no plans to follow the Reserve Bank's lead and start routinely charging media organisations for official information requests, a senior manager says.