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DCC: Audit and risk subcommittee

Do you believe “anything” Audit New Zealand says after DCC decided to build the stadium with such a BAD business case? NOPE

[NZ Farce] Ratepayers needed to know they were getting as good a service as any other ratepayers would get from other councils. –Lothian

### ODT Online Wed, 28 May 2014
Financial stability still a risk, committee told
By Debbie Porteous
Financial sustainability, a new funding model for Forsyth Barr Stadium and detecting potential fraud might be its highest priorities risks, Audit NZ has suggested to the Dunedin City Council’s new audit and risk subcommittee. Complying with legislation was not such an issue for the council, but it should work on putting all its management policies and procedures into one document so there was broad understanding of everything happening in that area, Audit NZ audit director Ian Lothian said.
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Audit and Risk Subcommittee:
Susie Johnstone, chairwoman (accountant)
Cr Richard Thomson
Cr Chris Staynes
Cr Hilary Calvert
Janet Copeland (employment law specialist)

● City councillors may attend all meetings of the subcommittee.

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Emergency services: do you hub all the eggs, adding risk?

Fire Service Southern region manager Stu Rooney plans to talk to St John and other “sister agencies to find out whether doing something together is a far better use of public and/or private funds”.

### ODT Online Thu, 15 Dec 2011
Emergency services hub mooted for city
By Hamish McNeilly
The partial closure of Dunedin’s St John office – and questions about the state of the Dunedin Central Fire Station – has prompted a call to investigate creating an emergency services hub for the city. […] The Christchurch earthquake had not only raised issues surrounding the safety of some buildings, but also the possibility of emergency and social services working from a hub.
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Join the dots, for non code compliance…

### ODT Online Mon, 22 Mar 2010
Fire Service defers central station upgrade
By Debbie Porteous
Plans to refurbish the Dunedin Central Fire Station have been postponed after engineers found major conservation work and earthquake proofing are needed to bring it up to building code standards.
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DCC and ORFU…

### ODT Online Wed, 20 Jan 2010
DCC expecting best practice from ORFU
By David Loughrey
The Dunedin City Council is expecting best-practice governance from the Otago Rugby Football Union in return for its decision to underwrite the union’s debt for the next three years.
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