The discovery of asbestos in KiwiRail trains built in China -
after Dunedin's Hillside Engineering Workshops was overlooked
for the work - shows what can go wrong with cost-cutting,
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says.
The Dunedin City Council risks more ''volatile'' returns from
its $76 million Waipori Fund if it opts for an ethical
investment strategy that shuns the likes of the armament and
tobacco industries, the council says.
An Environment Court appeal that could decide the fate of
Dunedin's proposed waterfront hotel is destined for a
hearing, unless the developers reconsider the height of their
building, an opponent says.