Chris Morris

DCC in new hotel talks

DCC in new hotel talks

The Dunedin City Council is in talks to secure a multimillion-dollar five-star hotel, potentially financed from China, ahead of an expected surge in visitors from the world's most populous nation.

Banking glitch resolved

The Milton woman among Westpac customers left out of pocket following a banking glitch on Christmas Eve has received a refund and an extra gift from the bank.

Bank customer upset about extra deduction

A Milton woman is among Westpac customers left fuming following a banking glitch on Christmas Eve.

St Clair unsafe, guards forced down beach

St Clair unsafe, guards forced down beach

St Clair surf life savers are operating from a temporary pop-up tent as sand - and swimmers - are forced further down the beach.

Beach incidents prompt safety warning

Beach incidents prompt safety warning

Seven drownings in New Zealand in the past four days and a spate of rescues and other incidents on Dunedin beaches has prompted a blunt water safety warning from life-savers.

DCC staff member quits as CV queried

DCC staff member quits as CV queried

A Dunedin City Council staff member has resigned part-way through an investigation into ‘‘irregularities'' in his CV, it has been confirmed.

Taieri church to cater for 1000 plus parishioners

Taieri church to cater for 1000 plus parishioners

The Exclusive Brethren will have to love their neighbours as a condition of consent, after winning approval for a major new facility on the Taieri Plain.

Delay in arbitration 'wearying'

The couple locked in a long-running dispute over stormwater with the Dunedin City Council face another setback days out from Christmas.

New directors bring 'wealth of experience' to DVML

New directors bring 'wealth of experience' to DVML

Dunedin might still be lining up to poach the Wellington Sevens, but it has already got one over the capital city.

Contract fraud call at DCC

Contract fraud call at DCC

Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis' actions will form part of a fresh fraud investigation inside the Dunedin City Council, after he claimed to have paid a backhander to secure a council contract.