Chris Morris

Planning for the city's future

Planning for the city's future

Property owners face new rules but the city's heritage is in for a boost, as the Dunedin City Council pushes ahead with a new district plan for the city. Chris Morris and Craig Borley report in the first of a two-part series.

Exclusive Brethren get consent for gatherings

Exclusive Brethren get consent for gatherings

The Exclusive Brethren has won its fight to hold regular gatherings of up to 650 worshippers in Dunedin after showing it can love its neighbour.

'Red carpet, not red tape' plea ignored

'Red carpet, not red tape' plea ignored

Wal's Plant Land might be a Mosgiel success story, but there is no room for its growth in the area's over-stretched wastewater network, the Dunedin City Council has decided.

Flags to line up for perusal

Flags to line up for perusal

The five contenders to replace New Zealand's flag will soon be fluttering in Dunedin.

Town and country team up to fill jobs gaps

Town and country team up to fill jobs gaps

Dunedin and Clutha are joining forces in a fresh push to fill hundreds of job vacancies in the South.

Auditor sharpens DCC oversight

Auditor sharpens DCC oversight

The Dunedin City Council has plugged another hole in its defences with the appointment of Crowe Horwath as an internal auditor.

Tracks to close when work on dam begins

Tracks to close when work on dam begins

Some of Dunedin's most popular walking tracks will be closed while work to restore the Ross Creek Reservoir dam expands.

DCC had double agenda on Taieri

DCC had double agenda on Taieri

A leaked report into the Dunedin City Council's push to buy properties on the Taieri shows its ''chickens have come home to roost'', Mayor Dave Cull says.

DCC saves $170,000 a year in debt servicing

The Dunedin City Council is celebrating a win after securing a new debt servicing deal that will save $170,000 a year.

Land instability concern in plan

Land instability concern in plan

New rules about land instability are emerging as a key issue in Dunedin City Council public meetings on the second generation district plan.