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  •   Home > News > Local Politics

    Precious time - that wasn't long enough

    Precious time - that wasn't long enough


    Former Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has died at 71 after a six-month battle with pancreatic cancer.

    Current Mayor Aaron Hawkins says Cull brought a strategic focus to Council.

    But he stepped down in 2019 to spend more time with family - which Hawkins says has been cruelly cut far too soon.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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