Chris Morris

City in line for summit

Dunedin's Unesco City of Literature status could be about to deliver its first big coup, after the city was named as a finalist to secure an international writers' summit.

Delta defends decision to sell

Dunedin City Council-owned company Delta is defending the decision to sell Carisbrook's former floodlights, after a councillor questioned why they were not shifted to the University Oval instead.

Cricket to try again on lights proposal

The Otago Cricket Association will go back to the drawing board as it seeks to keep alive a $2.5 million plan to install floodlights at the University Oval.

Teens linked to 22 burglaries

Police say three teenagers are now linked to burglaries at 22 homes across Mosgiel.

Lighting plans for oval stumped

Lighting plans for oval stumped

Bad light could stop play at the University Oval after the Dunedin City Council baulked at the $2.5 million cost of installing floodlights for day-night cricket events at the venue.

Moves to boost acquisition funds

The Dunedin Public Art Gallery is to set up a new charitable trust as part of efforts to boost its ailing acquisitions budget.

$100,000 approved for trust office and staff

An independent trust is to be created, backed by $100,000 from ratepayers, to make the most of Dunedin's new Unesco City of Literature status.

Digger big drawcard at A&P show

Digger big drawcard at A&P show

Jordan Genever is a little boy with an big interest in diggers.

Veteran vehicle run fun in sun

Veteran vehicle run fun in sun

The clock seemed to turn back more than a century as the thrumming of vintage car engines filled the Octagon on Saturday.

Council decides city toilet might not be so convenient

Council decides city toilet  might not be so convenient

The Dunedin City Council will reconsider plans to build a 24-hour public toilet in Harrop St, next to the Octagon, after concerns were raised about the site - and the process - on Friday.