The Dunedin City Council is confident it will not have to
offer a flood of discounts for late processing of resource
consent applications, despite new rules introduced by
Environment Minister Nick Smith.
Dunedin City Council staff are in danger of being shown a
yellow card for overconfidence, after starting to organise a
Ranfurly Shield victory parade days before today's clash
between Otago and Southland.
of Dunedin's ethereal lantern parade are ruling out restaging
the event during next year's Rugby World Cup, fearing a
repeat performance "just to impress the tourists" could
undermine the event's integrity.