A cycle and pedestrian underpass in Clyde is not a priority
for the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) as no-one has
been killed while trying to cross State Highway 8, the
Central Otago District Council heard this week.
Restricting operating hours of a gold dredge working the
Clutha River is not practical for the company behind it,
though shifting it further upstream might be, a Central Otago
District Council hearings panel was told yesterday.
More than 80 years of unbroken Aitken family involvement
in Maniototo health services has come to an end with the
retirement of part-time Ranfurly Medical Centre practice
nurse Elaine Aitken, writes Sarah Marquet.