DCC

No slash and burn assurance 'clear'

No slash and burn assurance 'clear'

Richard Thomson says he would not have accepted the role as deputy commissioner of the Southern District Health Board without a ''very clear assurance'' from the Health Minister that it was not a ''slash and burn'' exercise.

DCC still in talks over Citifleet fraud

The Dunedin City Council is still in talks with its insurer over the Citifleet fraud, months after receiving a payout worth more than $1 million from QBE.

Bezett blockade at an end

Bezett blockade at an end

A Dunedin city councillor has backed down from his blockade.

Bullying by 'rogue councillor' claimed

Bullying by 'rogue councillor' claimed

A Portobello Rd resident is threatening legal action against a Dunedin city councillor amid claims of what he calls ''bullying'' in a neighbourhood dispute.

Long term plan to be decided

The Dunedin City Council will sit today to decide on a long term plan that should result in a 3.8% rates rise when rates are set for the next financial year.

Soaked carpets carry risk

Soaked carpets carry risk

Dunedin residents are being warned not to clean and reuse flood damaged carpet themselves, amid concerns contaminants now buried in them could pose a health threat.

Mural altered after complaints made

Mural altered after complaints made

A Polish artist was pressured to change a large mural after the Dunedin City Council deemed it inappropriate.

Vandervis 'contesting voting ban'

Vandervis 'contesting voting ban'

Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis says he has begun a legal challenge to reclaim his lost voting rights, although senior council staff remain in the dark about the details.

Mayor not happy over safety spend

The Dunedin City Council has decided to fund the City Safety Programme, despite Mayor Dave Cull's ''resentment'' at having to do so.

Council $75k for Cosy Homes trust

The Dunedin City Council is to dip into its electricity fund to help support the newly created Cosy Homes Charitable Trust's efforts to improve the city's housing stock.

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