Lee Vandervis

Police not pursuing Vandervis complaint against 'ODT'

Police not pursuing Vandervis complaint against 'ODT'

Police have decided not to pursue a complaint against the Otago Daily Times made by Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis.

Cull, Vandervis censured over feud

Cull, Vandervis censured over feud

The failure of Dunedin's mayor and a city councillor to resolve a minor conduct breach more quickly did not reflect well on either of them as city leaders, the men were told yesterday.

Vandervis rejected other posts, including subcommittee role: Cull

Vandervis rejected other posts, including subcommittee role: Cull

Outspoken city councillor Lee Vandervis, who complained of being sidelined from senior posts within the Dunedin City Council, rejected at least three other roles offered by Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull, it has emerged.

Mayoral war of words heats up

Mayoral war of words heats up

The temperature is rising in Dunedin's mayoral race as incumbent Dave Cull and one of his fiercest rivals go head-to-head over credit for slashing the Forsyth Barr Stadium interest bills by $128 million.

Transport plans provoke passion

Transport plans provoke passion

Conflicting visions of Dunedin's future collided as debate over the city's draft transport strategy erupted at a public hearing yesterday.

Cull and Vandervis at loggerheads again

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.

Vandervis to be invited to meeting

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 community boards.

Boards angered by 'insulting' remarks

Boards angered by 'insulting' remarks

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 axed.

Vandervis walks out of hearing

Vandervis walks out of hearing

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.

Unpaid rent situation angers councillor

Unpaid rent situation angers councillor

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 Vandervis says.

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