Chris Morris

Friends left struggling for answers

Friends left struggling for answers

A family has been torn apart, and Dunedin City Council staff continue to mourn a colleague, following the death of Citifleet team leader Brent Bachop. Chris Morris reports.

$1.5m DCC fraud probe: police called in

$1.5m DCC fraud probe: police called in

Police have been called in, and the Serious Fraud Office notified, after the Dunedin City Council this afternoon revealed the full size of an alleged $1.5 million fraud within its Citifleet department.

Pool grant not enough to sway SDHB

Pool grant not enough to sway SDHB

The trust running Dunedin's physio pool says a $50,000 grant to support the facility should earn it a six-month reprieve from closure.

Just the beginning: promoters shoot for the stars

Just the beginning: promoters shoot for the stars

Chart-topping music sensation Lorde has confirmed what is expected to be a sellout show in Dunedin's Town Hall later this year - but that could just be the start.

Good Lorde

Good Lorde

Caroline Orchiston and children Will (10), Henry (1) and Sophie (8) celebrate news yesterday of Lorde's forthcoming Dunedin concert.

Esplanade repairs to be finished this week

The latest round of repairs to the Esplanade at St Clair should be finished by the end of the week, Dunedin City Council staff say.

Skateboard policy rethink amid concern

Skateboard policy rethink amid concern

The Dunedin City Council will rethink its plan to confiscate the wheels of young people caught flouting the city's skateboarding bylaw.

Public to be asked about liquor curb

Public to be asked about liquor curb

The Dunedin City Council will consult the public on a tougher approach to alcohol in the city, despite a fresh warning it could face legal challenges from the industry.

'Negotiations' over Gresham building

A Dunedin heritage building owner could be about to breathe new life into the dilapidated Gresham Hotel, which overlooks Queens Gardens.

Emotions raw in house fire aftermath

Emotions raw in house fire aftermath

The blackened shell of the Ocean Grove home tells a story of fiery destruction.