Daily Archives: July 13, 2010

Things we love things WE HATE

### ODT Online Tue, 13 Jul 2010
We’re not such a satisfied lot
By David Loughrey
More Dunedin residents are dissatisfied than satisfied with the performance of their council for the first time since surveys began in 1994. The 2010 residents’ opinion survey, released yesterday, showed 35% were satisfied with the overall performance of the Dunedin City Council, while 38% were dissatisfied.

Some of the city’s favourite facilities – its Botanic Garden, public libraries, museum, and rubbish collection service – shone through, with percentage figures in the high 80s or low 90s.

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### ODT Online Tue, 13 Jul 2010
DCC credit card spending revealed
By Chris Morris
SPECIAL ODT INVESTIGATION
The Dunedin City Council has racked up a $534,500 credit card bill on coffees, gifts, travel and other expenses in the past three years, new figures reveal. The council opened its books to media this afternoon, following a request for staff credit card information by the Otago Daily Times.
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Full details in the ODT tomorrow.

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### ODT Online Mon, 12 Jul 2010
Contemporary art spaces put on the map
By Nigel Benson
Dunedin contemporary art will be well and truly on the map when a new art spaces guide is released this week. The map has been developed by local public and commercial galleries to promote interest in contemporary art.
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Do you want to know how many Dunedin galleries WEREN’T consulted by this smart little consortium of aesthetes.

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