Chris Morris

Action over Citifleet by QBE?

Action over Citifleet by QBE?

The Dunedin City Council may have ruled out going after the buyers of former Citifleet cars, but its insurance company is not prepared to do the same just yet.

More mobile trader use for Museum Reserve

Mobile traders operating next to Otago Museum could be granted longer trading hours after the institution softened its earlier opposition to the move.

Insurance payout softens Citifleet blow

Insurance payout softens Citifleet blow

An insurance payout has halved the Dunedin City Council's confirmed losses from the alleged $1.5 million Citifleet fraud.

Brakes on pedestrian-only trial

Brakes on pedestrian-only trial

A proposed trial closure of Dunedin's Octagon and lower Stuart St has been put on hold, despite a warning something needs to help protect central city retailers.

Two lose jobs over Citifleet scandal

Two lose jobs over Citifleet scandal

Two more Dunedin City Council staff have become casualties of the $1.5 million Citifleet fraud, it has been confirmed.

'Long-term benefits for city' too

'Long-term benefits for city' too

A dedicated space to grow Dunedin's start-up businesses has more to offer than just free rent, University of Otago student Sam Ruck says.

Start me up: hub for next big idea

Start me up: hub for next big idea

More is being done to support young entrepreneurs in Dunedin but there is a call for the city to do more to clip the ticket of successful ventures, Chris Morris writes.

Hall business still has nowhere to go but owner not worried

Dunedin city councillor Doug Hall says his business still has no new home to go to, just weeks before he quits his yard beside State Highway 88.

Beer festival refund paid at last

The organiser of the Dunedin Craft Beer Expo has finally served up a promised refund to a festival-goer left out of pocket.

$460k for departing council staff

$460k for departing council staff

Nine former Dunedin City Council staff - including at least one senior manager - have together received almost $460,000 in severance payments in the past year, it has been confirmed.