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Cull calls for evidence over courthouse cost

Cull calls for evidence over courthouse cost

Dunedin's mayor has made a plea for evidence that would explain the Government's ''preposterous'' $15 million cost estimate for strengthening the city's historic courthouse.

Council's treatment of couple criticised

Council's treatment of couple criticised

A retired couple forced to fight for five years to sell their farm to the Dunedin City Council were left with ''a noose around their necks'', Cr Kate Wilson says.

Microchips reduce impoundment rate

Microchips reduce impoundment rate

Increased microchipping has reduced the number of dogs being impounded, says a report to tomorrow's Dunedin City Council planning and regulatory committee.

One 'city to sea' bike path proposed

One 'city to sea' bike path proposed

The troubled South Dunedin cycle network may be pared back to a single city to sea path to enable it to be completed within budget.

Floods not expected to affect premiums

Floods not expected to affect premiums

Dunedin's floods have not affected insurance premiums or residents' ability to secure insurance.

Mayoral hopes verified, denied

Mayoral hopes verified, denied

The fog of war is descending as Dunedin's mayoral aspirants jockey for position a year out from local body elections.

Fears for online voting security

Fears for online voting security

The Dunedin City Council is being warned online voting could open democracy's door to hackers.

Council's new lawyers should mean savings

Council's new lawyers should mean savings

The Dunedin City Council says the recruitment of two lawyers will help the organisation avoid sticky situations and save ratepayers' money.

Information requests irk councillors

Information requests irk councillors

The Dunedin City Council is wasting time and money ''chasing ghosts'' as councillors fire off tit for tat official information requests aimed at each other, Cr David Benson-Pope says.

Council chief out on beat with parking officer

Council chief out on beat with parking officer

Donning a helmet, a high vis jacket and climbing aboard a scooter yesterday gave Sue Bidrose a ''front line'' perspective of what her parking officers do.

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