Chris Morris

Council overlooked audit advice

Council overlooked audit advice

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull concedes a chance to detect the alleged $1.5 million Citifleet fraud may have been missed, after the council twice overlooked advice from Audit New Zealand.

Audit NZ slated over Citifleet 'fraud'

Audit NZ slated over Citifleet 'fraud'

The effectiveness of Audit New Zealand is being questioned as a war of words erupts over the Dunedin City Council's alleged $1.5 million vehicle fraud.

DCC calls in police

DCC calls in police

Dunedin City Council jobs could be on the line as the organisation reels from an alleged $1.5 million vehicle fraud.

Councillors careful to keep mum

Dunedin city councillors are remaining tight-lipped about the alleged Citifleet fraud.

Friends left struggling for answers

Friends left struggling for answers

A family has been torn apart, and Dunedin City Council staff continue to mourn a colleague, following the death of Citifleet team leader Brent Bachop. Chris Morris reports.

$1.5m DCC fraud probe: police called in

$1.5m DCC fraud probe: police called in

Police have been called in, and the Serious Fraud Office notified, after the Dunedin City Council this afternoon revealed the full size of an alleged $1.5 million fraud within its Citifleet department.

Pool grant not enough to sway SDHB

Pool grant not enough to sway SDHB

The trust running Dunedin's physio pool says a $50,000 grant to support the facility should earn it a six-month reprieve from closure.

Just the beginning: promoters shoot for the stars

Just the beginning: promoters shoot for the stars

Chart-topping music sensation Lorde has confirmed what is expected to be a sellout show in Dunedin's Town Hall later this year - but that could just be the start.

Good Lorde

Good Lorde

Caroline Orchiston and children Will (10), Henry (1) and Sophie (8) celebrate news yesterday of Lorde's forthcoming Dunedin concert.

Esplanade repairs to be finished this week

The latest round of repairs to the Esplanade at St Clair should be finished by the end of the week, Dunedin City Council staff say.