A weak internal culture at the Dunedin City Council allowed a
staff member to get away with spending $100,000 of
ratepayers' money on personal items using a council fuel
card, the company that investigated the fraud says.
The debate over quarrying on Saddle Hill is intensifying,
but it is not without a sense of deja vu. Debbie Porteous
takes a look at a gravel pit that has generated almost as
much debate as stone in the past 50 years.