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Frustration over council's 'green' leanings

Frustration over council's 'green' leanings

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''.

Apology lacking; voting rights go

Apology lacking; voting rights go

Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis has been stripped of his voting rights after failing to apologise before a 24-hour deadline.

DCC fossil fuel divestment decision raises row

DCC fossil fuel divestment decision raises row

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.

Vandervis apology deemed insufficient

Vandervis apology deemed insufficient

Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis' last minute offer of a ''remorseful apology'' - complete with strings attached - has been rejected as insufficient.

DCC training to raise awareness of fraud

DCC training to raise awareness of fraud

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.

DCC backs city arts and culture strategy

Dunedin city councillors have enthusiastically backed a new strategy aimed at boosting arts and culture in the city.

Councillors vote 12-3 to remove Warrington rocks by May 1

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.

Apology for mistaking park as surplus land

Apology for mistaking park as surplus land

The Dunedin City Council has apologised to the Robertson family for including Robertson Park in Middlemarch on a list of surplus land.

Funding needed for arts strategy

Funding needed for arts strategy

Dunedin City Council staff have indicated a strategy aimed at boosting arts and culture in the city will require fresh funding.

Sides square off ahead of DCC vote

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 today.

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