Halfway through his term as a Dunedin city councillor, Mike
Lord says he is frustrated with the amount of time the
council spends on ''green issues''.
Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis has been stripped of
his voting rights after failing to apologise before a 24-hour
Dunedin based National Party list MP Michael Woodhouse has
slammed the Dunedin City Council's decision to dump fossil
fuel investments, as a row erupts over the move.
Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis' last minute offer of a
''remorseful apology'' - complete with strings attached - has
been rejected as insufficient.
The Dunedin City Council is to give its more than 700 staff
new training to protect the organisation from a repeat of the
$1.51 million Citifleet fraud.
Dunedin city councillors have enthusiastically backed a new
strategy aimed at boosting arts and culture in the city.
The Dunedin City Council has voted to remove the Warrington
rocks, but only after some councillors rounded on staff over
the handling of the affair.
The Dunedin City Council has apologised to the Robertson
family for including Robertson Park in Middlemarch on a list
of surplus land.
Dunedin City Council staff have indicated a strategy aimed at
boosting arts and culture in the city will require fresh
Both sides of the divestment debate are warning of the
consequences if they do not get their way when the Dunedin
City Council votes whether to dump fossil fuel investments
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