DCC quake support #eqnz

### ODT Online Fri, 20 May 2011
Quake support defended
By Chris Morris
Less than half of Dunedin’s $250,000 fund for earthquake relief work in Christchurch has been spent, but Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says the city has kept its pledge to support the Garden City. Mr Cull was satisfied with the council’s efforts and the amount spent so far, which largely represented the cost of council staff, vehicles and equipment dispatched to Christchurch following specific requests for help.

DCC quake support
• Councillors created $250,000 fund for Christchurch earthquake relief work on February 28.
• Figures show $99,849 spent so far.
• Spending covers cost of sending DCC staff, equipment and vehicles to Christchurch.
• 36 staff deployed in various roles; water and waste services ($49,272.54) and building control ($34,542.41) units the biggest contributors.
• Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker praises Dunedin’s efforts; Mayor Dave Cull says more spending could follow.

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3 responses to “DCC quake support #eqnz

  1. Elizabeth

    ### ODT Online Fri, 27 May 2011
    Board opts to send fund surplus to needy Lyttelton
    By Eileen Goodwin
    The Otago Peninsula Community Board plans to give the balance of its community projects fund to its earthquake-affected counterpart in Lyttelton, and encourages other community boards to do the same.

    The board resolved to contact Dunedin’s other five community boards to suggest they, too, consider donating to the Lyttelton board, or to another similarly affected community board.

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    • Elizabeth

      ### ODT Online Wed, 29 Jun 2011
      Board gives $4000 to Lyttelton
      Dunedin’s Otago Peninsula Community Board is to give nearly $4000 in surplus community funding to Lyttelton’s community board, in a show of solidarity following the Christchurch earthquakes.
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  2. Phil

    Is this so that the port can carry out their non-notified extentions ?

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