The road to a new library wasn’t easy for Blueskin Bay residents. Working in partnership with Dunedin City Council (DCC), they had the unenviable job of raising $360,000, and then, as the Dunedin Stadium debt kicked in for the DCC, their contribution of $500,000 was in jeopardy.

But despite the fiscal pressure on the council, they stuck by their commitment and the project was able to proceed. [Read more…]