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Vandervis rejects Cull's apology over language used in interview

Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis has rejected an apology from Mayor Dave Cull for referring during the local body elections to the councillor's experience and policies as ''shonky, nutty and extreme''.

Hundreds of council staff party responsibly

Hundreds of council staff party responsibly

Hundreds of Dunedin City Council staff have been treated to a budget-conscious Christmas party, with senior managers picking up the booze bill themselves.

DCC manager terminates vending deal

DCC manager terminates vending deal

A Dunedin City Council manager has walked away from his own contract to restock vending machines at Moana Pool, as an investigation into a possible conflict of interest continues, it has been confirmed.

Outlook improving

The announcement the Dunedin City Council's credit rating outlook has been raised is welcome, but the reality is there is still much work to be done before its actual credit rating improves and benefits are passed on to ratepayers.

Auditor to probe Moana Pool contract

Auditor to probe Moana Pool contract

The Dunedin City Council has called in an independent auditor to scrutinise a senior manager's contract to supply vending machines at Moana Pool.

Council declines water connections

Council declines water connections

The Dunedin City Council this week sent a clear message to developers on the city's urban fringes who expect to be connected to the city water supply because new sections are close to existing water infrastructure, despite being out of zone.

Residents angry about tree-felling

Residents angry about tree-felling

An angry Waikouaiti local says residents were lied to about a plan to cut down trees next to the community's beach.

NZTA, DCC working on delays

NZTA, DCC working on delays

Delays at two busy Mosgiel sets of traffic lights have prompted the New Zealand Transport Association and council to act.

Risk too low to warrant action

Risk too low to warrant action

The Dunedin City Council says cars being forced to drive over the centre line on Hagart Alexander Dr is not a major concern.

DCC's credit rating up

DCC's credit rating up

Dunedin city councillors burst into applause as it was confirmed yesterday international credit agency Standard and Poor's had lifted its negative outlook for the Dunedin City Council.

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