28 Jun 2023

Gore rates rise

From Morning Report, 8:46 am on 28 June 2023

After months of squabbling and sniping, the Gore District Council is finally maintaining a united front, unanimously passing an 11 percent rates rise.

The controversy-plagued council was forced to approve the double-digit rates hike without public consultation, after its infighting led to delays in the annual plan process.

Our Otago-Southland reporter, Timothy Brown, has more.