An attempt by three election candidates to give their campaigns some extra buoyancy struck rough seas yesterday.
A claim from Cr Lee Vandervis that CCTV video of his interaction with a customer services staff recorded sound, and therefore showed he wasn't shouting, is incorrect the Dunedin City Council says.
What goes on behind closed doors at the DCC and should our councillors try harder to get along? As part of a series exploring key issues facing voters, Chris Morris questions Dunedin’s mayoral contenders on issues of transparency and culture.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has thrown his support behind two of the candidates vying to succeed him, but now faces criticism from those on the outer.
The race for Dunedin's mayoralty is heating up as candidates turn on each other and allegations of bullying and abusive behaviour fly.
Dunedin city councillor and mayoral candidate Lee Vandervis is the subject of a fresh complaint, after becoming embroiled in another verbal altercation with a Dunedin City Council staff member.
An unofficial online poll suggests the fight to become Dunedin's next mayor may be turning into a two-horse race, although candidates and commentators are urging caution over the results.
As far as wedding proposals go, it was pretty rock and roll.
A group of students are helping dig for evidence of a British regiment which was stationed above Otago Boys' High School in Dunedin more than 150 years ago.
Rates and debt are emerging as key talking points in this year’s Dunedin City Council election. Chris Morris questions Dunedin’s mayoral contenders on the city’s financial position.
Sometime late in the day on October 12, a new mayor will get their hands on the robe and chains in Dunedin.
Parking, buses and the future of George St were to the fore as Dunedin City Council candidates went head-to-head in Opoho again last night.
ODT council reporters Chris Morris and Tim Miller rate the performance of the city's councillors, drawing on countless hours at meetings and interviewing those in the hot seat.
Survivors from Otago and Southland have begun telling their stories to the Royal Commission of Inquiry examining historic abuse in state and faith-based care, but others are being urged to come forward.
What do you know about the 14 candidates contesting the 2019 Dunedin mayoral elections? City council reporter Chris Morris puts the questions to Jules Radich.
What do you know about the 14 candidates contesting the 2019 Dunedin mayoral elections? City council reporter Chris Morris puts the questions to Mandy Mayhem-Bullock.
Dunedin's St Kilda Beach is a much tidier place than it was last week, after volunteers removed more than 700kg of rubbish from the area over the weekend.
Dunedin's newest golf venture is almost up and running with some help from Ngati Tuwharetoa.
More than 100 people turned out to witness the opening of Waitati's new public toilet, dubbed "the Turdis", by Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull.
What do you know about the 14 candidates contesting the 2019 Dunedin mayoral elections? City council reporter Chris Morris puts the questions to Christine Garey.