Chris Morris

Plan sets city 'on a journey'

Plan sets city 'on a journey'

The Dunedin City Council has signed off on its first energy plan for the city, despite councillors from all sides this week criticising the document's weaknesses.

All quiet after Vandervis backhander claim

The Dunedin City Council and its most outspoken city councillor have gone into lockdown after Cr Lee Vandervis claimed to have paid a backhander to a council manager.

Credit rating 'pleasing’

Credit rating 'pleasing’

Spending restraint and debt reduction efforts are being credited for helping the Dunedin City Council maintain its credit rating.

10 complaints about tattooists

10 complaints about tattooists

An allegation an unregistered tattooist was to blame for transmitting hepatitis C to a client is among a series of public complaints levelled against the industry in Dunedin.

Cull, Vandervis cross swords at council meeting (+ video)

Cull, Vandervis cross swords at council meeting (+ video)

A furious bust-up saw Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull call Cr Lee Vandervis a liar and order him to leave yesterday's Dunedin City Council meeting.

DCC backs tougher dog bylaws

DCC backs tougher dog bylaws

Dunedin city councillors have backed tougher restrictions on dogs for public consultation, while suggesting a more co-ordinated approach to cats and other "pests'' is also needed in the city.

Cruise passengers forced to abandon 'ship'

Cruise passengers forced to abandon 'ship'

A tour of Dunedin came to a grinding halt for a group of cruise ship tourists after their bus ran aground at the weekend.

Packed Dunedin pulsates over weekend

Packed Dunedin pulsates over weekend

Dunedin was bulging at the seams at the weekend, as thousands of cruise ship passengers descended on a city already chock-a-block from graduations, international cricket and the pre-Christmas shopping rush.

Serendipity at Maran-atha Rest Home auction

Serendipity at Maran-atha Rest Home auction

A spur-of-the-moment decision to attend the Maran-atha Rest Home auction on Saturday left Dunedin woman Prue Paterson jumping for joy.

Celebrating multiculturalism

Celebrating multiculturalism

Moyad Barnawi hopes to send a message to Dunedin.