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Site Notice : Post removal

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A new post published today, entitled ‘Council procurement policy falters’, has been removed at the urgent request of Richard Thomson, and separately, Graham McKerracher.

Sincere apologies to Mr Thomson and Mr Staynes for any referencing that appeared false or damaging.

The post was swiftly pulled at first notice.

Responses received this year from DCC via LGOIMA requests for information on Firebrand as a service supplier to various council entities are public domain. The general public can request this prepared and available information from DCC at any time.

The official information was originally supplied to independent requesters Elizabeth Kerr and Hilary Calvert.

Elizabeth Kerr
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For the mature reveller-reader……….

punch drunk - Timber Smashed by nickwolf [pinterest.com]

One glass might be good for your health but more is associated with a host of illnesses and problems.

### NZ Herald Online 2:00 PM Sunday Jan 3, 2016
What alcohol does to your body after 40
By Anna Magee
In case you missed it: This was one of our favourite Life & Style stories from 2015.

Wednesday Dec 16, 2015
[UK] If you’re over 40, the chances are you like a drink. […] as the Chief Medical Officer, Dame Sally Davies, mulls over current NHS drinking guidelines, experts are urging us to spare a thought not only for the short-term effects of alcohol on our brains, but also the damage our drinking habits are doing to our bodies as we approach middle age.

“Alcohol affects just about every system because it’s a small molecule that goes everywhere in the body,” says Paul Wallace, emeritus professor of public health at University College London and medical director of the charity Drinkaware. From the gut to the heart, the blood vessels to the skin, its effects are all-pervasive.”

But why are the effects so much worse after 40?
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Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

*Image: pinterest.com – Timber Smashed by nickwolf (tweaked by whatifdunedin)

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John Evans: ‘Always Follow the Money Honey’ #DunedinCyclewayCRIME

Fair Go [tvnz.co.nz]
Fair Go in FrameScrollCornerJPRfinished

Received from John Evans
Wed, 28 Oct 2015 at 7:55 p.m.

Tonight on Fair Go – https://www.tvnz.co.nz/ondemand/fair-go/28-10-2015 – we find that the Bike Barn franchise has been in breach of the Sale of Goods Act and is being investigated by the Commerce Commission.

The great shame is that the councillors on the DCC will spend $47 million of your money to advance the commercial interests of a private business group.

When will we get some non naïve councillors – apart from Hilary and Lee.

For Jehovah’s sake Dunedin

WAKE UP.

Your representatives are naïve and being conned by outside interests and inside corruption.

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Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

Image: 4.bp.blogspot.com – ScrollCornerJPRfinished, frame added by whatifdunedin

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