The amount of fluoride being added to Dunedin's drinking
water is to be reduced within days, after city councillors
opted to play it safe despite lingering doubts over the
science behind the debate.
A protester who was hit by a motorist in Dunedin while
blocking a McDonald's drive-in claims he was faced with two
options - go under the vehicle, or go over it.
Poor toilet facilities and a lack of wheelchair access at the
Dunedin City Library have been criticised by the Dunedin
Public Libraries Association at the Dunedin City Council's
annual plan hearings.
A reformulated version of K2 is already appearing on dairy
shelves, a day after the older version of the synthetic
cannabis product had to be removed from sale.
The one-way section of Queens Dr in Dunedin, between Stuart
St and City Rd, will be returned to two-way next month.
Dunedin city councillors have questioned whether a public
referendum might be needed to decide the future of the city's
fluoridated water supply, after dozens of submissions calling
for an end to the practice.
Dunedin could be missing out on millions of dollars each year
because it is not doing enough to cater for cycling tourism,
a cycling advocacy group says.
The Dunedin City Council will have to juggle tight budgets
and pleas for extra spending - including calls for progress
on an $18 million Mosgiel pool - when the latest budget
meeting begins this week.
Proposals to outsource Dunedin City Council water and waste
maintenance and operations are expected to be announced
today, potentially affecting dozens of jobs.
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