Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull and councillor Lee Vandervis are at
loggerheads again, this time over the Office of the
Auditor-general's inquiry into land purchases by Delta.
The Mosgiel Taieri Community Board decided yesterday to
invite Cr Lee Vandervis to its next meeting after denouncing
his "defamatory" and "ridiculous" comments about the city's
Angry and upset community board members are demanding an
apology from Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis, after he
suggested their boards were a waste of money and should be
A public hearing on new bus shelters planned for Dunedin
turned into a political spat yesterday when committee member
Cr Lee Vandervis criticised the process and then quit the
meeting in protest.
Revelations the Dunedin City Council is owed hundreds of
thousands of dollars in unpaid rent by the Otago Rugby
Football Union are "just not good enough", a furious Cr Lee
A call by a Dunedin city councillor for some Christchurch
rebuilding to be shifted to Dunedin has drawn the ire of
Christchurch residents and scorn from Canterbury Earthquake
Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee.
wrestles with the process of project endorsement at the
Dunedin City Council.
Museum Board member Lee Vandervis, who is a critic of museum
redevelopment project costs, has also taken issue with the
museum's promotional spending.
Security guards were called - and police almost followed -
after Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis barged into a
private meeting in Mayor Dave Cull's office and refused to
Personality clashes and allegations of "libellous emails",
sparked by the latest report on the Forsyth Barr Stadium,
marked a Dunedin City Council committee meeting yesterday.
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