The planned shakeup of Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium has
failed to discourage candidates lining up to run the troubled
venue, stadium company board chairman Sir John Hansen says.
The Dunedin City Council is to consider revamping the way it
consults its community in a push to boost crowds at some
The Dunedin City Council is relying on guaranteed access to a
$200 million loan in the event a natural disaster strikes, it
has been confirmed.
The Dunedin City Council has pencilled in a 3% rates rise for
its next budget, but only after a last-minute warning the
council was ''tempting fate'' by planning to spend $600,000
in hard-earned savings.
The Dunedin City Council's support for lengthy public
consultation over exploratory oil and gas drilling has been
criticised by one of its own councillors.
The Dunedin City Council hopes more funding to investigate
potential savings initiatives could create a snowball effect
that benefits ratepayers.
The Dunedin City Council's top-to-bottom review of the
Forsyth Barr Stadium operation could take longer than first
thought, chief executive Dr Sue Bidrose says.
The Dunedin City Council will consider funding a temporary
library in South Dunedin as a stopgap measure, after Mayor
Dave Cull yesterday urged councillors to help an area
''neglected for decades''.
Plans for a South Dunedin community complex - including a
library - could spell the end for some of the city's urban
Book Bus routes, a Dunedin City Council manager says.
The Dunedin City Council expects an investigation into a
possible conflict of interest involving one of its managers
to take another couple of weeks.
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