There are no guarantees the Dunedin City Council's alleged
$1.5 million vehicle fraud will not be the only issue
uncovered as the council overhauls its internal controls,
chief executive Dr Sue Bidrose warns.
Police have been called in, and the Serious Fraud Office
notified, after the Dunedin City Council this afternoon
revealed the full size of an alleged $1.5 million fraud
within its Citifleet department.
Since moving from Dunedin to Palmerston North in 2013 due to
the high Dunedin rates and lack of long-term direction within
the City Council, I travel to Dunedin on business every 2
weeks. I cannot resist comparing the shocking condition of
Dunedin Street surfaces with those of Palmerston North and