Chris Morris

Beach incidents prompt safety warning

Beach incidents prompt safety warning

Seven drownings in New Zealand in the past four days and a spate of rescues and other incidents on Dunedin beaches has prompted a blunt water safety warning from life-savers.

DCC staff member quits as CV queried

DCC staff member quits as CV queried

A Dunedin City Council staff member has resigned part-way through an investigation into ‘‘irregularities'' in his CV, it has been confirmed.

Taieri church to cater for 1000 plus parishioners

Taieri church to cater for 1000 plus parishioners

The Exclusive Brethren will have to love their neighbours as a condition of consent, after winning approval for a major new facility on the Taieri Plain.

Delay in arbitration 'wearying'

The couple locked in a long-running dispute over stormwater with the Dunedin City Council face another setback days out from Christmas.

New directors bring 'wealth of experience' to DVML

New directors bring 'wealth of experience' to DVML

Dunedin might still be lining up to poach the Wellington Sevens, but it has already got one over the capital city.

Contract fraud call at DCC

Contract fraud call at DCC

Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis' actions will form part of a fresh fraud investigation inside the Dunedin City Council, after he claimed to have paid a backhander to secure a council contract.

Deal could mean more big concerts

Deal could mean more big concerts

Dunedin could be in line for even more big concerts following the signing of a new ticketing deal by the company running Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Coutts visiting Dunedin to coach young sailors

Coutts visiting Dunedin to coach young sailors

When it comes to sailing, Sir Russell Coutts has done it all - from the choppy waters of Otago Harbour to Olympic gold and the shiny silverware of the America's Cup.

Million-dollar claim pursued

Million-dollar claim pursued

The Dunedin City Council is seeking more than $1 million in damages through a High Court action against the estate of former Citifleet team leader Brent Bachop.

Plans for mall in Jetty St confirmed

Plans for mall in Jetty St confirmed

Plans to turn part of Jetty St into Dunedin's newest pedestrian mall have been confirmed by the Dunedin City Council.