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DCC: Mick Reece’s replacement

Updated post Wed, 8 Jul 2015 at 10:52 p.m.

Richard Saunders, detail [odt.co.nz] 1bw### ODT Online Wed, 8 Jul 2015
Well served with recreation facilities
By David Loughrey
[…] Richard Saunders (35), from Auckland, returned last year to Dunedin, where he completed a masters degree in geography in 2004 at the University of Otago. He moved south to work at the Dunedin City Council, and last week became the council’s group manager of parks, recreation and aquatics. Read more


How to make a city VERY ANGRY.

“What we need to do is put all those back on the table,” he said, and consider their cost effectiveness, how long they may last, and “then we can make a decent decision on it”. –Richard Saunders

### ODT Online Wed, 8 Jul 2015
No plans to replace beach sand
By David Loughrey
The Dunedin City Council has no immediate plans to replace sand lost from dunes at city beaches. Instead, it will monitor the situation, continue to seek advice, and again consider long-term options for the area. […] Mr Saunders said consultants would provide advice, and the council would be asked to make decisions on that advice.
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Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

*Image: odt.co.nz – Richard Saunders (detail), tweaked by whatifdunedin


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