Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis has upped the ante in
his fraud claims by signing a sworn affidavit alleging he
paid a $200 backhander to secure a Dunedin City Council
Frustrated homeowners in Dunedin are
still fighting to pick up the pieces, nine months after last
year's $30m flood. Chris Morris talks to the forgotten
victims about broken houses and shattered
Julie Myers expected to wait a few months for her insurance
payout after her South Dunedin home was inundated by
floodwaters last June.
Kevin Rochford knows Bruce Hall's pain only too well.
The companies responsible for keeping South Dunedin's mud
tanks clean, and stamping new markings on the city's
cycleways, are set to lose $15 million worth of contracts
with the Dunedin City Council.
Dunedin city councillor Kate Wilson says she is now
reconsidering her plan to stand down later this year.
The outspoken councillor levelling fraud claims at the
Dunedin City Council is remaining tight-lipped as the
The Greater Dunedin political grouping headed by Mayor Dave
Cull has been declared dead, but a senior city councillor
could be set to breathe life into the new "Local Labour''
Councillors have divided into camps over the prospect of more
party politics inside the Dunedin City Council.
Long-serving councillor Andrew Noone says he is "highly
unlikely'' to seek re-election to the Dunedin City Council.
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