A Mosgiel school wanting to operate a fund-raising
alcohol tent has had its special application declined this
In their decision the hearing committee, which is chaired by
Dunedin City councillor Andrew Noone and includes Crs David
Benson-Pope and Kate Wilson, declined the application from
the Elmgrove School PTA.
The committee said the evidence presented by health
officials, and supported by police and the council's
licensing inspector was ''overwhelming''.
School representatives had earlier argued the event would be
operated in a safe environment, and would encourage fathers
to participate in the fair.
Full details in tomorrow's