“..Otorohanga Mayor Dale Williams has instructed his staff to ignore questions from the Herald – after he was asked about council expenses at a local government conference.
The Herald sent a series of questions under the Official Information Act asking about the recent local government conference in Queenstown.
Questions to the Otorohanga District Council included how many councillors went on the trip, how many were accompanied by partners and what expenses were incurred.
The council was also asked to show the expenses for each person who attended, including taxi fares, accommodation and meal costs…”
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