Chris Morris

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.

Support sought for boat facility

Portobello could soon be home to a large, new, offshore coastguard vessel based inside a new $1.6 million facility.

Gasworks museum seeks funds

The Dunedin Gasworks Museum needs more money, but could also become the new home of a South Dunedin library complex, the trust running it says.

Call to upgrade 'dowdy' Octagon and George St area

Call to upgrade 'dowdy' Octagon and George St area

A group of commercial property owners is urging the Dunedin City Council to throw ''everything'' at an upgrade of the central city.

Make tourists pay: Larnach director

Make tourists pay: Larnach director

The Dunedin City Council has been urged to revisit admission charges for museums and other cultural attractions.

Otago Cricket says lights good for city

Otago Cricket says lights good for city

Dunedin's economy will be millions of dollars better off if the Dunedin City Council backs plans for new floodlights at the University Oval, Otago Cricket says.

Witnesses to assault in uni area sought

Dunedin police are appealing for witnesses after a 21 year old student was set upon by three attackers early on Saturday morning.

Man rescued after dinghy overturns

A hypothermic man was taken to Dunedin Hospital after his dinghy overturned in Portobello Bay on Saturday afternoon, police say.