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Cycleway compromise earns praise

Cycleway compromise earns praise

The Dunedin City Council has earned praise from a group of businesses after compromising to resolve a cycleway dispute in Portobello Rd.

Council sets up whistleblower committee

Council sets up whistleblower committee

An internal audit policy adopted by the Dunedin City Council shifts responsibility to governance level, an ''important change'', councillor Richard Thomson told a council meeting yesterday.

Group supports central hub

Group supports central hub

Bus advocacy group Bus Go Dunedin supports a proposed central bus hub but wants to ensure it is well-designed and welcoming for users and does not become a poorly-maintained ''ghetto''.

Vandervis accused of 'bullying' behaviour

Vandervis accused of 'bullying' behaviour

Dunedin City councillor Lee Vandervis' aggression towards colleagues was slammed as unacceptable at a code of conduct hearing yesterday.

DCC in drive to cut food wastage

DCC in drive to cut food wastage

Don't throw out that slightly dated banana.

Councillor apologises for 'loudness'

Dunedin City councillor Lee Vandervis has apologised for ''loudness'' over two code of conduct complaints and says he will ensure it does not happen again.

Cycling initiatives praised

Giving top priority to proposed Dunedin cycle safety initiatives is a ''fantastic step forward'' Spokes Dunedin chairman Robert Thompson said yesterday.

Council to recover $420,000 from land sale

The Dunedin City Council will recoup $420,000 from a land sale that helped settle a dispute with Dunedin city councillor Doug Hall.

Look at audit, disposal policies

Look at audit, disposal policies

The Dunedin City Council is continuing to close the gaps in its defences in the wake of the $1.5 million Citifleet fraud.

Debt drops by $25m

Debt drops by $25m

The Dunedin City Council's group debt has dropped by more than $25 million on the back of stronger results by its companies, new figures show.

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