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Third push for efficiencies - but at what cost?

Third push for efficiencies - but at what cost?

A third sweeping review of Dunedin City Council operations has been announced, as Cr Syd Brown continues a push to find operating efficiencies.

Battle rages at museum's door but its defenders carry the day

Battle rages at museum's door but its defenders carry the day

Work on an $8.6 million entrance to the Otago Settlers Museum is to proceed, after Mayor Dave Cull warned a delay could put the museum's future in jeopardy.

Library to stay open in evening

Library to stay open in evening

Opening hours at the Dunedin City Library seem set to survive the Dunedin City Council's scalpel, following a public outcry against a proposal to close the doors earlier on weekday evenings.

Sports sites' cash crunch

Sports sites' cash crunch

A repair bill is looming for Dunedin's ageing community sport and recreation facilities, and a new push to encourage the amalgamation of clubs could be the answer, a Dunedin City Council report suggests.

Property windfall for DCC

Property windfall for DCC

The Dunedin City Council could be sitting on a small treasure-trove of surplus land worth millions of dollars.

Former crossing creates confusion

Former crossing creates confusion

The "nebulous" state of a crossing in Wakari, Dunedin, has left staff at St Mary's School concerned for the safety of pupils and parishioners.

Council jobs still vacant

Three vacant senior management roles at the Dunedin City Council are at varying stages of resolution as the 2011 year begins.

South Dunedin library plan on the agenda

South Dunedin library plan on the agenda

Scaled-back plans to build a $10 million library in South Dunedin will be among big-ticket items on the agenda when the Dunedin City Council resumes annual-plan deliberations next week.

Council to review second division

Council to review second division

The performance of a second Dunedin City Council department is to be reviewed, as the council continues its hunt for operational efficiencies.

Swells uncover rubble on St Clair beach

Swells uncover rubble on St Clair beach

Wind and swells uncovered rubble along the sand dunes at St Clair beach during the weekend.

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