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Dunedin: your water

“. . . it does need to be asked why the so-called efficiencies that a CCO would bring cannot be achieved within a highly disciplined semi-autonomous council business unit.”

### ODT Online Wed, 19 Jan 2011
Editorial: Future proofing Dunedin’s water
In September 1860, the first public water pump was commissioned in Dunedin but it was not long afterwards that New Zealand’s first major water supply project was initiated . . . Today, as a report to the council to be considered at this week’s 2011-12 pre-draft annual plan hearings makes clear, water services in the city are the purview of the water and waste services business unit, a department of the DCC.
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DCC says SELL Carisbrook?

### ODT Online Tue, 18 Jan 2011
Call for Carisbrook retail ban
By Chris Morris
Carisbrook should be sold outright, but with a ban on any future big-box retail development at the site to protect nearby South Dunedin retailers, a Dunedin City Council report has recommended. Councillors will this week consider the staff report, by council policy analyst Tami Sargeant, which recommends the sale of the properties, including the historic rugby ground, as soon as practicable.
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