Chris Morris

Landfill charges to rise - report

Landfill charges to rise - report

Landfill charges will have to rise, but most people will still be better off, if a second weighbridge is installed at Dunedin's Green Island landfill, a report says.

City finance chief off to flying start

City finance chief off to flying start

Grant McKenzie is still getting his feet under the desk as the Dunedin City Council's new group chief financial officer.

Uninsured DCC asset value work

The Dunedin City Council is working to clarify exactly how exposed it is to a repair bill for uninsured infrastructure assets in any future disaster.

Premier League team to play at stadium

Premier League team to play at stadium

Top-tier English Premier League team Newcastle United will take on Sydney FC in a major football fixture at Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Legal high move 'better late than never'

Legal high move 'better late than never'

A pledge to introduce legislation aimed at removing all remaining legal highs from shelves within weeks has been welcomed as ''better late than never'' by Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull.

Dunedin, Auckland team up on quake Bill

Dunedin, Auckland team up on quake Bill

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says a joint approach by Dunedin and Auckland that aims to fight new rules for earthquake-prone buildings shows how ''clumsy'' the legislation is.

4am World Cup TV in city bar opposed

4am World Cup TV in city bar opposed

A Dunedin bar's plans to screen Fifa World Cup matches later this year could be derailed by concerns the venue could attract early-morning drinkers ''like moths to the flame''.

Reclamation for cycleway

Reclamation for cycleway

A chunk of Otago Harbour will be reclaimed, and Dunedin's railway line shunted sideways, when the next stage of a walking and cycling pathway to Port Chalmers is built.

Traffic issues 'could have been resolved'

Traffic issues 'could have been resolved'

The traffic engineer hired by Betterways Advisory Ltd to help progress Dunedin's waterfront hotel has rejected claims the project was fatally flawed.

Hotel emails testify to updates

Hotel emails testify to updates

The Dunedin City Council was warned two weeks ago the developers behind a proposed $100 million waterfront hotel could walk away, because of mounting frustration at delays, emails released yesterday show.