Any delay in letting
the public know the cost of constructing the Leith Lindsay
Flood Protection Scheme had blown out was due to a lack of
confidence in the figures provided by its consultants, Otago
Regional Council chairman Stephen Woodhead said.
Wakatipu residents and tourists "need to decide whether they
want a bus service or a taxi service", Connectabus managing
director Ewen McCammon says in response to fierce public
criticism of his company's services in Queenstown.