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High Street Cable Car a possibility

This story appeared under the grainy headline “Rocky road for cable cars” on page one of Otago Daily Times print and digital editions.

### ODT Online Mon, 23 Nov 2009
Stuart St cable car plan rejected
By Chris Morris
A plan to have cable cars rolling through the centre of Dunedin for the first time in more than 50 years has been rejected in a report by Dunedin City Council staff. However, a second plan – for cable cars to run from the Exchange up High St – remains a possibility. The Dunedin Cable Car Trust was developing plans for a 1.5km cable car route between the Exchange and the Mornington shopping centre.
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Dunedin Cable Car Trust
Trustees: Bill Campbell, Tony Chance, Phil Cole, Neville Jemmett, Don Myers and Sue Russell.
Email: dcctrust@gmail.com

Report – EDC – 24/11/2009 (PDF, 2.1 MB)
Cable Car Proposals

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Grimwood's world

The Transition Towns phenomenon, the rapid expansion of farmers markets and garden networks, and things like Sustainable Dunedin, and Enviroschools… “collectively, they understand that energy curtailment means transportation curtailment, means localisation of everything”.

### ODT Online Mon, 15 Jun 2009
Hide’s ‘Mad Max’ approach to local govt

By Murray Grimwood

Murray Grimwood canvasses two approaches to local government, one “private” and resource-heavy, the other sustainable and community based.
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• Murray Grimwood is a Waitati farmer and occasional commentator.

!!!! Rodney Hide visits Dunedin on Wednesday, June 17.

To find out more about Transition Towns, go to If DCC had sustainability in its head (June 5, 2009…7:07 pm)

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