Dunedin ratepayers are facing a 6.7% rates rise in the next
financial year, and some significant fee increases, as the
city heads towards a 69% jump in the next 10 years.
Dunedin City Council staff have given the city's elected
representatives a clear message there is no more money to be
squeezed from the council's group of companies.
Council finance and strategy general manager Athol Stephens
says the Otago Stadium will not cost more than $66 a year for
the average household for the city council's share of the
Fears are held in Fiji for 24 people whose boat failed to
turn up at Suva in flood-torn Fiji yesterday.
Ten people had their overnight cruise in Doubtful Sound cut
short after three became ill on Sunday evening.
A Dunedin stadium zone has been approved and the campus zone
extended in decisions just released by planning
The caller may have been replaced by a computer - an
Australian one at that - but Syd Adie is still going strong
as he celebrates 40 years of running a housie competition in
The Dunedin City Council is continuing with its attempt to
secure money from the Government for the Otago Stadium, but
the timing of the response remains uncertain.
Dunedin civil defence manager Neil Brown has been ruled the
primary person on-call for civil defence warnings in the
city, despite his contention he was not contractually bound
to be personally available at all times.
After two years and the spending of $45 million of
ratepayers' money, the Otago Stadium issue is still not
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