Chris Morris

Warning as grants funding increased

The Dunedin City Council has moved to lift funding for community grants, but should prepare for even more applications in future as other providers are squeezed, councillors have been told.

Much extra funding unlikely for 'tragic state' sports fields

Much extra funding unlikely for 'tragic state' sports fields

Dunedin City Council staff have conceded some sports fields are in a ''tragic'' state, but calls from some councillors for more funding to fix problems have so far fallen flat.

South D library in mall?

South D library in mall?

The Dunedin City Council has launched an ''urgent' investigation of a proposal to accelerate work on a South Dunedin library by building it inside the half-empty South City Mall.

Stadium sound on agenda

Stadium sound on agenda

A fix to Forsyth Barr Stadium's troublesome public address system could be on the way.

Projects possible only with rates rise

Projects possible only with rates rise

The Dunedin City Council could consider higher rates hikes to help pay for big-ticket projects including the Mosgiel pool.

DCC may pay more for lighting at oval

The Dunedin City Council could pay more for new floodlights at the University Oval, after the University of Otago ruled out making a contribution.

Proposed walkway - 'There's nothing like it in Dunedin'

Proposed walkway - 'There's nothing like it in Dunedin'

Detailed plans for a coastal walkway with Cargill's Castle at its heart have been presented to the Dunedin City Council.

Brighton surf club seeks building bill grant

The Brighton Surf Life Saving Club has an impressive new home and an equally impressive bill left to pay, councillors have been told.

Tourist downturn denied by i-Site

Tourist downturn denied by i-Site

Claims Dunedin's i-Site visitor centre has been channelling fewer tourists to Cadbury World and other tourism operators have been strongly denied by the centre.

TrustPower asks for Deep Creek scheme rates cap

Electricity generator TrustPower is joining the queue for a change to its rates bill.