Chris Morris

Mayor dismisses legality questions

Mayor dismisses legality questions

Mayor Dave Cull has a one-word response to questions about the legality of stripping Cr Lee Vandervis of voting rights: ''Whatever.''

Dog's escape leaves family short one member

Dog's escape leaves family short one member

Allan Towers' pet dog has been showered with love ever since she was saved from a sack as a puppy.

Vandervis apology deemed insufficient

Vandervis apology deemed insufficient

Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis' last minute offer of a ''remorseful apology'' - complete with strings attached - has been rejected as insufficient.

DCC training to raise awareness of fraud

DCC training to raise awareness of fraud

The Dunedin City Council is to give its more than 700 staff new training to protect the organisation from a repeat of the $1.51 million Citifleet fraud.

Survey of businesses welcomed

The Otago Chamber of Commerce is welcoming a new move to better understand the business community's needs in Dunedin.

Vandervis offers conditional apology

Vandervis offers conditional apology

Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis has offered a ''remorseful apology'' for some of his behaviour, but is demanding proof before going further.

Angry walkout and no apology

Angry walkout and no apology

Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis has been given 24 hours to offer a ''genuine'' apology for his behaviour or be stripped of his voting rights.

Councillors vote 12-3 to remove Warrington rocks by May 1

The Dunedin City Council has voted to remove the Warrington rocks, but only after some councillors rounded on staff over the handling of the affair.

Monster trout biggest in 40 years' fishing

Monster trout biggest in 40 years' fishing

Mosgiel man Ian Marsh is claiming bragging rights after landing the biggest fish he has seen in 40 years on the water.

9% rise deserved, Cull says

9% rise deserved, Cull says

Dunedin city councillors are set for a 9% pay rise - worth more than $4500 to each - and Mayor Dave Cull says more is needed.