Almost three weeks since the Bannockburn Hotel Restaurant and
Bar was engulfed by fire and had to be closed, publican Dave
Gillespie has yet to hear from insurance assessors and fire
safety investigators about the extent of the damage.
An independent commissioner will consider seven submissions
lodged on the Central Otago District Council's proposal to
construct a two-million-litre water reservoir on the
Sugarloaf hill formation, near Cromwell.