Chris Morris

DPAG school programme funding doubt

DPAG school programme funding doubt

The Dunedin City Council might have to step in if the Ministry of Education withdraws funding for a long-running arts education programme at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Mayor Dave Cull says.

'Culture of fear' at DCC

'Culture of fear' at DCC

Morale within the Dunedin City Council is taking a hammering as criticism and upheaval fuel a ''culture of fear'', staff say.

Library fines blow out to more than $500,000

Library fines blow out to more than $500,000

The Dunedin City Council is owed more than $500,000 in library fines, despite using debt collection agency Baycorp to pursue tardy borrowers as far as Australia, it has been confirmed.

780 new Dunedin jobs 220 short of target

Dunedin's economy is on the right track, despite the city missing its latest target for job-creation, deputy mayor Chris Staynes says.

15,000 expect to take up cycling

The statistics do not lie - more people are using Dunedin's cycleways and more are expected to follow in their tyre tracks.

Council buyout of property possible

Council buyout of property possible

The idea of property purchases in South Dunedin has been floated as the Dunedin City Council signals a desire to help homeowners threatened by rising ground water.

Map updated for Dunedin cyclists

Map updated for Dunedin cyclists

Fresh information should help guide cyclists around the South Dunedin cycle network, the Dunedin City Council says.

Grants confirmed

More than 80 groups and organisations from across Dunedin have received a cash injection from the Dunedin City Council in its latest funding round.

Council 'not liable for flood damage'

Council 'not liable for flood damage'

The Dunedin City Council says it is not liable for private property damage caused by the South Dunedin flood, despite admitting problems with its pumping network prolonged the pain for residents.

Concerns raised in report over Mosgiel pool

Concerns raised in report over Mosgiel pool

The fate of Mosgiel's proposed aquatic facility could hang in the balance amid concerns a budget blowout could push the project's cost up to $20million.