A little article from the Dominion Post is below.

The question we have is — what happened to the 2013 Mazda CX5 that Dougherty bought with ratepayer money for Mayor Church?  Did Dougherty give it to Church as a farewell thank-you for his loyalty against his critics?


Kapiti Coast’s new mayor has copped a $200 fine for parking his unwarranted car outside the council chambers while he was in a meeting.

K. Gurunathan has admitted the warrant on his 20-year-old Toyota Carib was two months out of date, and says his ticket shows council parking wardens act without favouritism.

And he learned the value of getting a warrant soon afterwards when the car conked out at an intersection with State Highway 1 in Otaki.

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