Chris Morris

Vandervis raises issue of DVML spending

The fundamental review of Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium operation will consider claims of unauthorised spending on im provements by the company running the troubled venue, it has been confirmed.

Budget approved for public review

Budget approved for public review

Residents are set to have their say on a proposed 3% rates rise after the Dunedin City Council approved its draft budget for public consultation yesterday.

Height the key issue: barrister

Height the key issue: barrister

An Environment Court appeal that could decide the fate of Dunedin's proposed waterfront hotel is destined for a hearing, unless the developers reconsider the height of their building, an opponent says.

Cost, risk in tourist entry fees

Cost, risk in tourist entry fees

Some of Dunedin's top cultural attractions could face a ''significant'' drop in visitor numbers if tourist entry fees are introduced, Dunedin city councillors have been warned.

Harbour hotel now 'a long shot'

Harbour hotel now 'a  long shot'

The woman behind the plan to build a $100 million waterfront hotel in Dunedin says the proposal is now ''a long shot''.

Changes on table in bus talks

Changes on table in bus talks

The Dunedin City Council and Otago Regional Council will hold a high-level meeting next month to discuss the future of the city's public transport network.

New bar owners backed by authorities as they seek on-licence

The new owners of Dunedin's Mou Very bar have won praise from authorities as they seek a new on-licence for a tiny venue with a history of problems.

Chinese plans for Dunedin school

Chinese plans for Dunedin school

Chinese investors with plans for a $60 million international school have chosen Dunedin as their preferred location, and hope to open a facility within three years.

Development plan agreement closer

Agreement on a contested plan to build an apartment and retail development in a protected Dunedin townscape appears to be edging closer.

DCC eyes savings from vehicle sell-off

DCC eyes savings from vehicle sell-off

The Dunedin City Council is eyeing a six-figure saving as it prepares to rid itself of surplus vehicles from its $2.5 million fleet.