The lavish lunches that Hutt City councilors get at meetings has dominated the national news — this Newshub poll makes clear that most people are not happy.

On the KCDC site is this document in which relevant questions and answers are below.

Although this doesn’t answer yesterday’s question of what catering is provided at KCDC meetings, nor what conferences/seminars/courses councillors may get to attend in exotic locations, it does show that perks generally are fairly limited; the way it should be.

The 74 cents per km mileage allowance may sound a lot, but the furthest any councilor needs to travel to the KCDC headquarters is about 22 km each way (from Otaki).

KCDC mileage

KCDC travel remimbursement

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KCDC Entertainment

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