A multimillion-dollar cut to New Zealand Transport Agency
funding for Dunedin roading projects is a ''bitter pill to
swallow'', and could have implications for work programmes
across the city, Dunedin City Council staff say.
Dunedin city councillor Jinty MacTavish has blasted the
''complete absence of leadership'' from central government
over climate change, leaving ratepayers to face a possible
$75 million bill to protect part of the city from sea level