Chris Morris

Dispute solution will cost council

Dispute solution will cost council

The Dunedin City Council has agreed to cover tens of thousands of dollars of costs as part of a wider deal to resolve a three-year stormwater dispute on Otago Peninsula.

In-chambers Bachop inquest

There will be no open inquest into the death of former Dunedin City Council Citifleet team leader Brent Bachop.

Asbestos fill headed for Dunedin

Asbestos fill headed for Dunedin

Up to 12,000 tonnes of asbestos-contaminated fill from Canterbury is destined to be dumped in Dunedin, but that might just be the tip of a toxic - but lucrative - iceberg.

Decision on refugee bid soon

Decision on refugee bid soon

A decision on Dunedin's bid to become New Zealand's next refugee resettlement centre will be made within weeks, Immigration New Zealand says.

Taylor blasts slow GigCity progress

Taylor blasts slow GigCity progress

Dunedin's GigCity go-slow has been criticised by one of the city's leading businessmen.

Council votes to resettle refugees

Council votes to resettle refugees

The ''nightmare'' Syrian conflict and terror attacks in Paris demonstrates the need to extend the hand of friendship to refugees, a Dunedin city councillor says.

DCC reviewing library fines

Tardy book-lovers could be cut off sooner if the Dunedin City Council presses ahead with a lower fines limit for the city's libraries.

Comparison with supermarkets holds no water at hearing

Comparison with supermarkets holds no water at hearing

Suggestions a Dunedin fizzy drinks institution that also sells alcohol is being treated unfairly, while supermarkets are ignored, have been given short shrift by authorities.

Community upset by tree proposal

Community upset by tree proposal

Some Waikouaiti residents say they feel ''duped'' by a Dunedin City Council plan to accelerate the harvest of pine trees lining their beach.

Millions spent on council staff training

Millions spent on council staff training

The Dunedin City Council is spending millions upskilling its staff, but ratepayers are also reaping the benefits, chief executive Dr Sue Bidrose says.