Chris Morris

Academic heads poll review panel

A University of Otago academic who warned of a ''vicious circle'' from low voter turnout in Dunedin City Council elections has been appointed to help revamp the system.

Airport increasing car park charges

Airport increasing car park charges

Parking fees at Dunedin International Airport are to climb to new altitudes.

Conflict of interest carefully avoided

Conflict of interest carefully avoided

Dunedin city councillor Jinty MacTavish says she went to extra lengths - including absenting herself from her own flat - to avoid a conflict of interest over the vehicle-free Octagon debate.

Retailers ask for more parks instead

Retailers ask for more parks instead

Retailers applauding the Dunedin City Council's decision to delay a pedestrian trial in the Octagon say more car parking - not more pavings - is what the central city really needs.

Is Dunedin on Auckland's dark path?

Is Dunedin on Auckland's dark path?

There are concerns Dunedin could follow in Auckland's darkened footsteps if a string of city-wide street-light blackouts is not resolved.

Action over Citifleet by QBE?

Action over Citifleet by QBE?

The Dunedin City Council may have ruled out going after the buyers of former Citifleet cars, but its insurance company is not prepared to do the same just yet.

More mobile trader use for Museum Reserve

Mobile traders operating next to Otago Museum could be granted longer trading hours after the institution softened its earlier opposition to the move.

Insurance payout softens Citifleet blow

Insurance payout softens Citifleet blow

An insurance payout has halved the Dunedin City Council's confirmed losses from the alleged $1.5 million Citifleet fraud.

Brakes on pedestrian-only trial

Brakes on pedestrian-only trial

A proposed trial closure of Dunedin's Octagon and lower Stuart St has been put on hold, despite a warning something needs to help protect central city retailers.

Two lose jobs over Citifleet scandal

Two lose jobs over Citifleet scandal

Two more Dunedin City Council staff have become casualties of the $1.5 million Citifleet fraud, it has been confirmed.