Chris Morris

Opinions divided over hotel proposals

Opinions divided over hotel proposals

Dunedin's accommodation sector is divided over the prospect of a new five-star hotel, as words of welcome mix with warnings of a price war.

Fans 'shattered' by Starman’s death

Fans 'shattered' by Starman’s death

Planet Earth is blue - the death of David Bowie has left music fans reeling.

New harbour hotel mooted

New harbour hotel mooted

The man behind Dunedin's latest five-star hotel bid is also eyeing a major development on the edge of the Steamer Basin.

New hotel - 'the city needs this'

New hotel - 'the city needs this'

Dunedin's latest five-star hotel bid is shaping up as a $90 million building with space for more than 200 high-end rooms, one of its backers says.

Tourism wary of popularity overdose

Tourism wary of popularity overdose

Dunedin tourism operators enjoying a spike in Chinese visitor numbers are joining forces to stop their operations being overwhelmed by their own popularity.

Pipe work not a complete fix: council

Pipe work not a complete fix: council

A $13 million investment in Dunedin's ageing water infrastructure should ease flood-related problems in South Dunedin, but it will not be a complete fix, the Dunedin City Council says.

Koreans buy Hotel St Clair

Koreans buy Hotel St Clair

Dunedin's Hotel St Clair has been sold in what is likely to be a multimillion-dollar deal.

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.