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Bars unite to fight police on opening hours

Bars unite to fight police on opening hours

A police policy change may mean an end to post-midnight revelry for Dunedin bars early on Christmas Day.

Friction at council meeting

Knox Church minister Sarah Mitchell opened yesterday's Dunedin City Council meeting, as usual, with a prayer.

Voting system must be reconsidered

Voting system must be reconsidered Warwick Johnson argues the single transferable vote system for Dunedin's local body elections is deeply flawed.

Hunt for new city council chief begins

The Dunedin City Council has begun the process to recruit a new chief executive, after Jim Harland's resignation in October.

Council backs Waitati realignment

The Waitati realignment and the relocation of the Blueskin General Store will go ahead with the support of the Dunedin City Council.

Heritage funding for prison trust

A group that has to reapply for incorporation as a charitable trust has secured a $20,000 Dunedin City Council grant to appraise a heritage building it does not own.

Flooding blamed on subdivision

Flooding blamed on subdivision

The Island Park Golf Club is considering legal action against the Dunedin City Council for stormwater run-off that floods the course for up to four weeks every year.

Battery failure halts DCC

Battery failure halts DCC

The Dunedin City Council's main offices were evacuated yesterday after a backup battery pack in the Civic Centre's computer server room started to "cook itself".

Control of card system sound, audit report says

Control of card system sound, audit report says

An audit report says the way the Dunedin City Council controls its purchase-card system is "sound" but staff need more direction on what they can use their cards for.

Call for bridge upgrade

The Ravensbourne rail overbridge should be reopened to provide a safe crossing point and restore a historic landmark, Chalmers Community Board chairwoman Jan Tucker said at last week's meeting.

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