There were snipes, barbed comments and echoes of Maurice
Williamson's ministerial resignation as Parliament's politics
came to town yesterday.
An investigation into irregularities within the Dunedin City
Council's Citifleet and Citipark departments is examining the
disappearance of dozens of council vehicles, it has been
The Dunedin City Council will consider increasing rates or
cutting services as it grapples with earning $4.5 million
less from its companies, Mayor Dave Cull says.
The Dunedin City Council has delivered on a promise to limit
its rates rise to 3% for the coming year, despite a warning
Forsyth Barr Stadium remains the ''elephant in the room''.
The idea of mothballing Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium might
raise eyebrows, but it is officially on the table for the
Dunedin City Council.
The company which runs Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium faces
an uncertain future as it eyes the expiration of deals with
sponsors, members and even the Highlanders Super rugby
Red lines on a map have not changed the spectacular sea view
from Stewart Alderton's kitchen window.
The Dunedin City Council says it will need to have ''serious
conversations'' with some Ocean View homeowners covered by a
proposed ban on new development in the area.
Proposed new rules on natural hazards that could affect
thousands of Dunedin properties have largely been welcomed,
despite concerns some owners will be left out of pocket.
A network of pumping stations could be deployed to protect
parts of South Dunedin from a rising groundwater table, the
Dunedin City Council says.
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