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Handling of fraud red flags criticised

Handling of fraud red flags criticised

Dunedin City Councillor Lee Vandervis has slammed the council over its handling of allegations he made three years ago against the man at the centre of a $1.59 million fraud.

Findings disappoint most councillors

Findings disappoint most councillors

Dunedin city councillors have responded to the Deloitte report on the $1.59 million Citifleet fraud with disappointment and anger, but also with confidence new systems in place will make sure it does not happen again.

Investigation was big job

The man who led the investigation into a $1.59 million fraud at the Dunedin City Council says ''a lot of work'' went into it.

Other councils have policies in place

A sensetive expenditure policy has been implemented by the Queenstown Lakes District Council as a direct result of the fraud at the Dunedin City Council.

Leaders have done 'pretty good work' to turn systems around

The Dunedin City Council has done some ''pretty good work in a pretty short period of time'' to turn its systems around, Deloitte partner Kyle Cameron, the lead investigator of the Citifleet fraud, says.

LGNZ views incident as a broader lesson

LGNZ views incident as a broader lesson

Other councils across New Zealand can learn from the $1.59 million fraud committed at the Dunedin City Council, Local Government New Zealand president Lawrence Yule says.

Report reveals 'range of fraudulent activities' at DCC

Report reveals 'range of fraudulent activities' at DCC

An in-depth report into a more than $1.5 million fraud at Dunedin City Council has revealed it went beyond the sale of 152 council-owned vehicles.

Oval name change

Oval name change

The Dunedin City Council is to rename the University Oval the University of Otago Oval.

New policy on remissions

The Dunedin City Council is to adopt a new process to deal with requests to not pay some or all of required development contributions.

Camping trial stopped

Camping trial stopped

The Dunedin City Council has stopped a trial of a new freedom camping area in the city in its tracks, concerned instead of sharing the load, it may add to the problem.

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