Shad­bolt car un­der fire

Herald on Sunday - - IN OTHER NEWS -

In­ver­cargill Mayor Tim Shad­bolt has come un­der fire from the Tax­pay­ers Union for us­ing “the most ex­pen­sive ratepayer-funded may­oral ve­hi­cle in the coun­try”. The coun­cil spent $72,323 on a Chrysler 300C for Shad­bolt, and de­fended that cost cit­ing its road han­dling, the use it got and the plan to keep it af­ter the next elec­tion.

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