Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says he has ''no regrets'' about
stepping in to buy leg irons destined for auction, despite
new evidence they were used to hold camels, not Maori
prisoners as had been believed.
Heritage towns like Lawrence and Clyde could be gutted and
millions of dollars of extra costs foisted on ratepayers
under proposed changes to earthquake-prone buildings
legislation, the region's mayors warn.