Some of Otago's smaller communities are among those which
have had bacterial contamination of their drinking water
supplies, a Ministry of Health report shows.
The first step in a possible change of public transport
management in Dunedin has been taken.
To minimise risks of landslips in some parts of Dunedin,
residents and developers need to avoid developing, modifying
or discharging water to those areas, a GNS Science report
Plugging a ''hole'' in a swimming pool costs money but the
Middlemarch Swimming Pool committee hopes keen mountain
bikers might help provide a solution.
If the Otago Regional Council decides to transfer its public
transport responsibilities to the Dunedin City Council, its
transport role in Queenstown could be up for discussion as
Instead of permitting offshore exploration for oil and gas,
New Zealand should be extending its lead in renewables and
assisting other countries to adopt the same, University of
Otago Energy Studies director Assoc Prof Bob Lloyd says.
In its first ''official'' season, activity on the Alps 2
Ocean Cycle Trail is much higher than the forecast.
Chatting casually about their children in the pews of St
Paul's Cathedral, the Duchess of Cambridge and Robyn Madden
had much to talk about.
A visit from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge brought out
the Sunday best in the St Paul's Cathedral congregation
Dunedin was the coolest and cloudiest of New Zealand's main
centres for March, while Christchurch was the wettest.
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