Chris Morris

'Recycling' contaminated

'Recycling' contaminated

An unwanted rush of plastic bags, rats and syringes is keeping staff at Dunedin's Green Island recycling plant busy.

Bright future seen in 'adult side of town'

Bright future seen in 'adult side of town'

A former United States-based film-maker has become the latest to invest in the rebirth of Dunedin's Exchange.

Balancing DCC budget tricky task

Balancing DCC budget tricky task

The Dunedin City Council faces one of its most difficult budget balancing acts yet, as it juggles an $8 million hole in its books and the need to keep investing in the city, Mayor Dave Cull says.

DCC finance post filled

The Dunedin City Council has named a replacement for former financial controller Maree Clarke, who resigned last year in the wake of the Citifleet scandal.

League: Test worth $2.9m to city - DVML

League: Test worth $2.9m to city - DVML

Securing Dunedin's first rugby league test for 86 years was worth millions to the city's economy, new figures suggest.

Port subdivision move downplayed

Port subdivision move downplayed

A move to subdivide a chunk of Dunedin's waterfront industrial land is not ''harbourside by stealth'', but will make it easier to sell land to developers in future, Port Otago says.

More developments bolster Princes St revival

More developments bolster Princes St revival

A cluster of investment is to be unleashed on a dilapidated part of Dunedin's Princes St, and could see the city's oldest pub reopened.

Police investigation into barbed wire

Police are investigating a complaint about barbed wire found at the Warrington Domain, it has been confirmed.

Barbed wire laid across beach access

Barbed wire laid across beach access

The discovery of dozens of barbed wire lengths across a vehicle track at Warrington Domain has left one long-time resident worried about the safety of others.

'Modern' building to reveal its Art Deco past

'Modern' building to reveal its Art Deco past

A Dunedin building owner hopes a $250,000 investment in his ageing Princes St property will help breathe new life into a ''dead piece'' of the city.