DCC

Transpacific deal on DCC agenda

The transpacific trade partnership is on the Dunedin City Council's agenda today as it decides whether to lobby the Government.

Praise for DCC's new internal controls

The Dunedin City Council's move to tighten internal controls has been praised by the Office of the Auditor-general, even as the investigation into an alleged $1 million Citifleet fraud continues.

Hazard rule changes spur property price fears

Hazard rule changes spur property price fears

The Dunedin City Council is considering changes to proposed new rules on natural hazards, amid community concern about the impact the ''broad brush'' proposals could have on property prices.

Harbour Rd widening acceleration considered

Harbour Rd widening acceleration considered

The Dunedin City Council is investigating how it could complete widening Portobello and Harington Point Rds in four years instead of nine.

Sand dune protection design brief begun

The Dunedin City Council plans to have detailed designs ready soon for a buried backstop wall to protect sand dunes at St Clair beach.

Cycle project scaled back

Cycle project scaled back

The Dunedin City Council has been forced to pare back original plans for the controversial South Dunedin Cycle Network, as the true costs of the project become apparent.

Sister-city trip costs come under fire

Sister-city trip costs come under fire

A Dunedin City Council delegation's $18,000 trip to Otaru and Edinburgh has turned into a political football amid barbs about ''junkets'' and questions over the cost.

Car park sale 'kick in guts'

Car park sale 'kick in guts'

Opposition to the Dunedin City Council's sale of millions of dollars' worth of surplus land is growing, with the second recent sale to emerge infuriating a nearby community theatre.

New insurance deal covers $1b of city assets

More than $1 billion of previously uninsured Dunedin City Council assets are now covered in the event of a major disaster, although questions remain over some details of the new deal, council staff say.

Roading cash cut 'bitter pill'

Roading cash cut 'bitter pill'

A multimillion-dollar cut to New Zealand Transport Agency funding for Dunedin roading projects is a ''bitter pill to swallow'', and could have implications for work programmes across the city, Dunedin City Council staff say.

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