Southern councils worried about new earthquake-prone building
legislation look set to make their case on their own patch,
when a Government select committee visits Dunedin later this
The Dunedin City Council is to press ahead with a tougher
line on dilapidated heritage buildings, but appears reluctant
to name and shame the most ''unco-operative'' owners.
The public will have their say on a shake-up of speed limits
on some Dunedin streets after city councillors endorsed the
Concerns have been raised the Dunedin City Council could face
a legal threat if it knows - but does not disclose -
information about earthquake-prone buildings in the city.
The trust responsible for organising the New Zealand Masters
Games in Dunedin is celebrating a $104,000 surplus.
A freedom camping trial ruffling feathers in Macandrew Bay is
to continue, despite protests from Cr Neville Peat.
Betterways Advisory Ltd has hammered another nail into the
coffin of its Dunedin waterfront hotel project by withdrawing
an appeal to the Environment Court.
The Dunedin City Council has been advised to consider
redacting defamatory budget submissions before making them
public in future.
The former manager of Dunedin's Moana Pool, Steve Prescott,
is remaining tight-lipped about a new role running
Ashburton's $34 million aquatic and recreation centre.
The Dunedin City Council has volunteered to participate in a
planned trial of online voting in a bid to reverse a trend of
dwindling voter turnout.
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