Chris Morris

Mothballing stadium an option

Mothballing stadium an option

The idea of mothballing Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium might raise eyebrows, but it is officially on the table for the Dunedin City Council.

Whistle to blow for stadium deals

Whistle to blow for stadium deals

The company which runs Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium faces an uncertain future as it eyes the expiration of deals with sponsors, members and even the Highlanders Super rugby franchise.

Risk plan puts 'wee nest egg' under threat

Risk plan puts 'wee nest egg' under threat

Red lines on a map have not changed the spectacular sea view from Stewart Alderton's kitchen window.

Vacant lots, rebuilding potentially affected

Vacant lots, rebuilding potentially affected

The Dunedin City Council says it will need to have ''serious conversations'' with some Ocean View homeowners covered by a proposed ban on new development in the area.

City 'faces facts' on risk

City 'faces facts' on risk

Proposed new rules on natural hazards that could affect thousands of Dunedin properties have largely been welcomed, despite concerns some owners will be left out of pocket.

Pumping stations proposed as protection

Pumping stations proposed as protection

A network of pumping stations could be deployed to protect parts of South Dunedin from a rising groundwater table, the Dunedin City Council says.

DCC hazard rules could hit property prices

DCC hazard rules could hit property prices

Proposed new rules designed to protect Dunedin from natural hazards could also lower property prices in some parts of the city, the Dunedin City Council says.

Customers keen to use night bus, operator says

Customers keen to use night bus, operator says

The operator of a new Dunedin night bus says customers were ''clambering'' to get on board at the weekend, but the Otago Regional Council is standing in the way of a regular service.

Return to drawing board

Hope and Sons is going back to the drawing board over its planned Mosgiel crematorium, but still hopes to have it operating before the end of the year.

Tensions over bus service

Tensions over bus service

A rock hurled through the window of a Dunedin night bus - while passengers were on board - is the latest sign of escalating tension between the operator and some city taxi drivers, it has been claimed.