Chris Morris

Winter ills put pressure on hospital

Winter ills put pressure on hospital

Dunedin Hospital is feeling the pressure after a spike in the number of patients with flu-like symptoms filling beds, it has been confirmed.

Mayor's China trip spurs clash

Mayor's China trip spurs clash

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull is heading back to China later this year, but the trip has already sparked a fresh clash with one of his outspoken councillors.

Five redevelopments get rates relief

The Dunedin City Council has signed off on rates relief worth more than $34,000 to support five heritage building redevelopment projects across the city.

Vandervis told to produce 'evidence'

Vandervis told to produce 'evidence'

Mayor Dave Cull and Cr Lee Vandervis locked horns yesterday after the latter claimed to have ''plenty of evidence'' of tender fraud involving the council.

Boundary error costs resident garden

Boundary error costs resident garden

A Mosgiel man who has already lost his fence to a neighbouring subdivision, and will soon say goodbye to part of his garden, fears other residents could face the same predicament.

Microbrewery among city's heritage projects

Microbrewery among city's heritage projects

A plan to convert a derelict 130-year-old brick stable into Dunedin's latest microbrewery is just another sign of the heritage ''renaissance'' under way in the city, the Dunedin City Council says.

Mosgiel gardens site for aquatic centre opposed

A new group being established is vowing to fight plans to turn part of Mosgiel's Memorial Gardens into a home for a new aquatic centre.

Public feedback sought on pool site

Public feedback sought on pool site

The trust pushing for a new Mosgiel pool says the project has not taken a step back, despite going from a preferred site to a shortlist of four options.

Civic leaders' conference worth $1m

Civic leaders' conference worth $1m

A gathering of New Zealand's civic leaders in Dunedin next year is expected to pump the better part of $1million into the city's economy.

DCC has no plans to spend surplus in Waipori Fund

DCC has no plans to spend surplus in Waipori Fund

The Dunedin City Council is celebrating a better-than-expected 13.1% jump in the value of its Waipori Fund, but has no plans to spend the bonus.