More people would support controversial projects like
Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium if proposed changes to the
Local Government Act are adopted, a city councillor believes.
The Dunedin City Council received $249,000 in a joint payout
from KiwiRail, Port Otago and a third party, in compensation
for damage to a pedestrian railway overbridge, it has been
The Dunedin City Council remains tight-lipped over progress
towards settling the costs with a Christchurch developer,
relating to flood damage to Ellis Park.
The future of Dunedin's Waipori fund is not as rosy as
painted in the latest report from the fund, Dunedin City
Council finance and corporate support general manager Athol
Stephens said yesterday.
A Dunedin city councillor sitting on the board of the New
Zealand Masters Games insists he has followed correct
procedures, after queries over a possible conflict of
interest led to a review by the Office of the
Dunedin city councillor Fliss Butcher wraps the Octagon's
plane trees with scarves knitted and crocheted by council
staff, Grey Power, and Methodist Mission members.
The Dunedin City Council's rates were officially set for the
year yesterday, with a 5.5% overall increase.
It stands 2.3m high, weighs 80kg and was carved from Oamaru
stone. Its safe arrival in Otaru, Japan, after travelling
from Dunedin, has prompted sighs of relief at the Dunedin
City Council's offices.
Dunedin Mayor Peter Chin has admitted he made a mistake when
he announced council chief executive Jim Harland's pay rise
Two submissions have been
received on the proposal to develop a draft management plan
for Taiaroa Head and its wildlife reserves.
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