Daily Archives: June 14, 2016

Post pulled, more later #Delta

The post by Christchurch Driver [CD], entitled ‘….Exit Left Mr McKenzie from DCC’, part of the Delta #EpicFail, series, was pulled not long after publication, 12-13 June 2016, at our own behest.

Some of our readers will have received automatic email alerts that resulted in a Not Found message.

Fear not, the material will be reformulated in upcoming posts specifically hewn to characterise and critique Delta Utility Services Ltd —but which will also touch on soulless marriages to DCHL, Aurora and quite possibly our beloved DCC. Wherever fancy, or horror takes our terrier correspondent.

apple, fall far from the tree [cleveland.com] 1a

Updated Thu, 16 Jun 2016 at 8:05 p.m.

C H R I S T C H U R C H • H I G H • C O U R T

Noble Subdivision, Yaldhurst
Yesterday, there was a High Court conference in front of Justice Gendall regarding proceedings against Noble, Apple Fields, Justin Prain, and Cardno where it was advised that Gold Band and Delta would be added to proceedings for constructive fraud along with Noble and including fraud on the Land Transfer system. This sitting was open to the public.

Justice Gendell included the advisement re Gold Band and Delta in his written minute of the conference.

Reminder: Delta have 100% control over the first mortgage and 70% ownership of it.

ODT might like to chase the legal action.
Hint. On behalf of Dunedin and Otago ratepayers.

Other proceedings chance in the wind.
We hear that Noble has threatened Delta several times —if Delta does not do as Noble says then Noble, and Noble related parties, will sue Delta.

[ODT] Where does it end for Ratepayers ?

█ For more, enter the terms *delta*, *aurora*, *luggate*, *jacks point*, *auditor-general* or *noble* in the search box at right.

Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

Election Year. This post is offered in the public interest.

*Image: cleveland.com – apple, fall far from the tree (Darcy)
[tweaked by whatifdunedin]


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Bully Regime? Speak Out #health

AntiBullyingSign [takepart.com] 1

“[There is] a sense of bullying from the highest level; that’s the executive leadership team and the group managers,” the source said. Dr Bidrose was “part of the problem”.

### ODT Online Tue, 14 Jun 2016
Claim no DCC bully culture
By Vaughan Elder
A senior Dunedin City Council manager has denied claims there is a culture of bullying at the highest levels of the organisation as details of restructuring emerge. […] This comes as a source, who wishes to remain anonymous, told the Otago Daily Times morale remained poor at the council despite chief executive Sue Bidrose insisting otherwise at a staff meeting held at Dunedin City Library in recent weeks.
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W O R K S A F E New Zealand
Bullying – Preventing and responding to workplace bullying
— filed under: Hazard – Psychosocial
This best practice guideline gives options and examples of how to prevent and respond to workplace bullying.

Bullying Guidelines Last updated 11 May 2016
Download: Bullying – Preventing and responding to workplace bullying
(PDF, 1.7 MB)

E M P L O Y M E N T New Zealand
Dealing with bullying
Bullying can mean many things. It can be offensive, intimidating, malicious, humiliating or insulting behaviour.
If you think you’re being bullied, keep a diary of the incidents of bullying behaviour and if it seems there is a pattern, let your employer know. It’s a good idea to follow up any discussion with a formal letter outlining what has been discussed and any proposed actions. This can provide you with valuable support if the problem continues.
Just because bullying doesn’t affect you directly, doesn’t mean that it’s ok. Be ready to help your workmates and encourage them to raise the issue with their employer. A little friendly support is often all that is needed to turn a situation around.

If you’re not comfortable approaching your employer, talk to either your Union or the health and safety officer where you work, and see if they can support you.

█ If you feel that discussions with your employer have failed, you can find out what you can do next by calling the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Contact Centre on 0800 20 90 20. This is a free service and is available to both employers and employees.

Visit the problems solving page for further information.
█ Read more at Employment NZ

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Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars (2007 version)
Music video by Snow Patrol performing Chasing Cars. (C)2006 Polydor Ltd (UK)

Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

*Image: takepart.com – AntiBullyingSign


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