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Posts tagged as “Regional Council”

Fewer Bus Passengers Despite ORC Plans

The ODT reports that Dunedin Bus Patronage is down 4% in the year ending June 2016, mocking the Otago Regional Council’s plan for a 3%…

No To ORC Tarras Water Investment

The Otago Regional Council should NOT invest in Tarras Water Limited because : 1. I believe that, on principle, public bodies should not take part…

Who Pays ORC Irrigation Bill?

In the latest example of local-body empire-building, the Otago  Regional Council is now proposing to contribute money to irrigation schemes.   But no mention is…

Cairns Doesn’t Want Campaigning

Otago Regional Council chairman, doesn’t want “premature” campaigning for next year’s local body elections. In effect, what he is saying is that councillors shouldn’t consider…

Bus Route with Empty Buses Canned

The “City Loop” bus route, which has averaged one passengers per trip, has finally been abandoned by the Regional Council. I have advocated for this…

Eckhoff Opposes Waterfront HQ

Otago Regional Councillor, Gerrard Eckhoff, has an excellent article in the ODT, opposing the building of of the new Regional Council HQ on the waterfront.He…

ODT opposes Regional Council Palace

Good to see the ODT editorial opposing the spending of $30 million on a new Otago Regional Council headquarters on the waterfront.

New ORC Headquarters : The Next Battle

In an Opinion piece in the ODT, Otago Regional Councillor Doug Brown raises questions over the Council’s new harbour front office project. This will be…