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Dunedin harbourside for oil base?

DCC is doing a lame job of supporting local harbourside businesses. The proposed Plan Change 7: Harbourside must be abandoned in its entirety.

### ODT Online Thu, 18 Mar 2010
Oil expert delivers harbourside warning
Changing the zoning of harbourside land would “kill” Dunedin’s chances of becoming the base for an offshore oil industry. That view was put to the public forum of the Dunedin City Council yesterday by Dunedin business consultant Dr James Henry, who has been involved with the oil industry since the 1970s. Dr Henry described the harbourside industrial area as “unique in the world” because of its “cluster” of engineering industries close to a harbour. NZPA
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