Chris Morris

Camper van sign concerns

Camper van sign concerns

Concerns the Macandrew Bay community is being opened up to more freedom camping, and any problems that come with it, are not justified, the Dunedin City Council says.

Don't blame us: mayors

Don't blame us: mayors

Southern leaders have responded with a mixture of sympathy and scorn to deputy prime minister Bill English's claim councils are fuelling poverty in New Zealand.

Top Chinese diplomat on way

Top Chinese diplomat on way

A visit to Dunedin by China's newly appointed consul-general shows the importance of the city's burgeoning relationship with Shanghai, Mayor Dave Cull says.

Hunt begins for new directors

Hunt begins for new directors

A recruitment drive has begun to identify potential new directors to help guide some of Dunedin City Council's companies.

Ratepayers 'inevitably' pay losses

Ratepayers 'inevitably' pay losses

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says the future funding model for Forsyth Barr Stadium will be more transparent to put an end to a ''money-go-round'' draining the council's coffers.

Gigatowns in final sprint

Gigatowns in final sprint

Dunedin and Wanaka are rallying their online troops as the race to become the southern hemisphere's first ''gigacity'' enters the home straight.

Getting taste of Mandarin before Shanghai trip

Getting taste of Mandarin before Shanghai trip

It's every traveller's worst nightmare - arriving in a foreign land, phrase book in hand, and accidentally professing your love of fine pigs rather than love of the host's beautiful city.

Interest in DCC assets

Interest in DCC assets

Dunedin City Council asset sales are expected to be back on the agenda early next year, and agents of potential buyers are already lining up for a slice of the action.

Councils canny with their koha

Councils canny with their koha

Dunedin's largest public institutions have together spent tens of thousands of dollars on koha to local Maori in recent years, figures show.

Planner unmoved by last-minute changes

Planner unmoved by last-minute changes

The fate of a proposed Gladstone Rd North subdivision on the edge of the Wingatui Racecourse now rests with a Dunedin City Council hearings committee.