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Staff bonuses almost history, council says

Staff bonuses almost history, council says

The Dunedin City Council has moved to ''severely curtail'' the payment of cash bonuses to staff, amid concerns payments and gifts worth more than $2 million had been distributed unfairly, it has been confirmed.

Council ponders food role

Council ponders food role

The cost of having the Dunedin City Council take a greater role in improving the resilience of the city's food supply is to be investigated.

Streetlight ideas from US trip

Seeing the bright lights of some major American cities has given the man responsible for a street lighting revolution set for Dunedin some solid ideas.

Prescott inquiry to continue next year

The investigation into a Dunedin City Council manager's private profits from vending machines at Moana Pool is to continue next year.

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.

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