Chris Morris

Costs to DCC exceed $200,000

Trying to help Betterways Advisory Ltd build a five-star hotel has so far cost the Dunedin City Council more than $200,000, it has been confirmed.

Song 'open' to new site

Song 'open' to new site

The developer behind Dunedin's $100 million waterfront hotel proposal says interest in another waterfront site is not behind her decision to scrap an agreement with the Dunedin City Council.

New hotel design would have been 'extraordinary'

Betterways Advisory Ltd was working on an ''extraordinary'' new high-rise hotel design for Dunedin, with help from architectural designer Fred van Brandenburg, when it scrapped the project, it has been claimed.

Council to consider action on campaign

Council to consider action on campaign

The Dunedin City Council is to consider throwing its weight behind the Wise Response Appeal on behalf of all city ratepayers.

Hotel project 'terminated'

Hotel project 'terminated'

Plans for a $100 million waterfront hotel in Dunedin have been scrapped and the developers' partnership with the Dunedin City Council has descended into acrimony.

'Really solid' results from council companies

'Really solid' results from council companies

The Dunedin City Council's group of companies are set to deliver ''really solid'' results to councillors this week, despite some mixed performances, Dunedin City Holdings Ltd chairman Graham Crombie says.

'One of the best moments of my life'

'One of the best moments of my life'

An emotional Huirapa Upoko David Ellison says meeting the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge was ''one of the best moments of my life''.

Royal baby comment 'misreported'

Royal baby comment 'misreported'

Calm down and carry on Dunedin - reports a second royal baby could be in the offing appear premature.

Draft budget feedback pretty good: council

Draft budget feedback pretty good: council

The Dunedin City Council says feedback on its draft budget has been ''pretty good'' despite some disappointing turnouts at public meetings in recent weeks.

Hawkins reveals ORC discussing city buses

Hawkins reveals ORC discussing city buses

The Otago Regional Council appears set to consider handing responsibility for Dunedin's public transport network to the Dunedin City Council.