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Further cases of fraud at council

Further cases of fraud at council

The Dunedin City Council says the discovery of five more examples of fraud and theft inside the organisation is ''enormously'' disappointing.

Community board cuts opposed

Community board cuts opposed

Dunedin city councillors will face considerable opposition to plans to cut community board and community board member numbers when they hear the public's views on the issue tomorrow.

No slash and burn assurance 'clear'

No slash and burn assurance 'clear'

Richard Thomson says he would not have accepted the role as deputy commissioner of the Southern District Health Board without a ''very clear assurance'' from the Health Minister that it was not a ''slash and burn'' exercise.

DCC still in talks over Citifleet fraud

The Dunedin City Council is still in talks with its insurer over the Citifleet fraud, months after receiving a payout worth more than $1 million from QBE.

Bezett blockade at an end

Bezett blockade at an end

A Dunedin city councillor has backed down from his blockade.

Bullying by 'rogue councillor' claimed

Bullying by 'rogue councillor' claimed

A Portobello Rd resident is threatening legal action against a Dunedin city councillor amid claims of what he calls ''bullying'' in a neighbourhood dispute.

Long term plan to be decided

The Dunedin City Council will sit today to decide on a long term plan that should result in a 3.8% rates rise when rates are set for the next financial year.

Soaked carpets carry risk

Soaked carpets carry risk

Dunedin residents are being warned not to clean and reuse flood damaged carpet themselves, amid concerns contaminants now buried in them could pose a health threat.

Mural altered after complaints made

Mural altered after complaints made

A Polish artist was pressured to change a large mural after the Dunedin City Council deemed it inappropriate.

Vandervis 'contesting voting ban'

Vandervis 'contesting voting ban'

Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis says he has begun a legal challenge to reclaim his lost voting rights, although senior council staff remain in the dark about the details.

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