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.
Dunedin City Council jobs could be on the line as the organisation reels from an alleged $1.5 million vehicle fraud.
Dunedin's mayor has added his voice to the chorus of local politicians calling for an end to worker exploitation.
The third Dunedin City Council manager to resign over the Citifleet scandal in the past week once warned against becoming complacent about the fraud threat facing the organisation.
The site for the proposed Dunedin bus hub may become clearer in the next two months after a panel considering the future of the city's public transport system heard a central, accessible location was ''critical''.
The Dunedin City Council has approved a funding boost to help expand the Sexy Summer Jobs business internship programme.
The Dunedin City Council declined an offer of specialist help to keep its Forsyth Barr Stadium budget on track, years before the cost jumped by millions of dollars, it has been confirmed.
Dunedin City Council manager Kevin Thompson, who has resigned in the wake of the council's growing vehicle fraud scandal, had earlier bought a Citifleet vehicle, it has been revealed.
The Dunedin City Council's new city property manager says one of his first priorities is sorting out ''what's good, bad and ugly'' within his new role.
The owner of Dunedin's Cupid Shop says he is being made to ''feel like a bloody criminal'' after outing himself as the buyer of two of the Dunedin City Council's Citifleet vehicles.
A draft arts and culture strategy was launched last night aimed at helping Dunedin ''produce and seduce'' more creative minds.
The departure of Dunedin City Council manager Tony Avery in the wake of the alleged $1.5 million Citifleet fraud will be ''keenly felt'', Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says.
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.
Dunedin city councillors are remaining tight-lipped about the alleged Citifleet fraud.
The Dunedin City Council has taken a stance on the trans-Pacific partnership agreement.
The transpacific trade partnership is on the Dunedin City Council's agenda today as it decides whether to lobby the Government.
The Dunedin City Council's move to tighten internal controls has been praised by the Office of the Auditor-general, even as the investigation into an alleged $1 million Citifleet fraud continues.
The Dunedin City Council is considering changes to proposed new rules on natural hazards, amid community concern about the impact the ''broad brush'' proposals could have on property prices.
The Dunedin City Council is investigating how it could complete widening Portobello and Harington Point Rds in four years instead of nine.
The Dunedin City Council plans to have detailed designs ready soon for a buried backstop wall to protect sand dunes at St Clair beach.