A University of Otago academic who warned of a ''vicious
circle'' from low voter turnout in Dunedin City Council
elections has been appointed to help revamp the system.
Parking fees at Dunedin International Airport are to climb to
Dunedin city councillor Jinty MacTavish says she went to
extra lengths - including absenting herself from her own flat
- to avoid a conflict of interest over the vehicle-free
Retailers applauding the Dunedin City Council's decision to
delay a pedestrian trial in the Octagon say more car parking
- not more pavings - is what the central city really needs.
There are concerns Dunedin could follow in Auckland's
darkened footsteps if a string of city-wide street-light
blackouts is not resolved.
The Dunedin City Council may have ruled out going after the
buyers of former Citifleet cars, but its insurance company is
not prepared to do the same just yet.
Mobile traders operating next to Otago Museum could be
granted longer trading hours after the institution softened
its earlier opposition to the move.
An insurance payout has halved the Dunedin City Council's
confirmed losses from the alleged $1.5 million Citifleet
A proposed trial closure of Dunedin's Octagon and lower
Stuart St has been put on hold, despite a warning something
needs to help protect central city retailers.
Two more Dunedin City Council staff have become casualties of
the $1.5 million Citifleet fraud, it has been confirmed.
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