Rebecca Fox

No-entry markers arouse further ire

No-entry markers arouse further ire

Markers have been installed in Marlow St to further deter drivers from entering the St Kilda street from the Royal Cres end, further angering residents.

Southern penguins benefit from Doc decision

Southern penguins benefit from Doc decision

Otago's yellow-eyed penguins are the winners and endangered Maui's and Hector's dolphins on the North Island's east coast the losers in the latest round of observer programme allocations.

Wintry chill to keep on

Very cold conditions will continue today as winds from the Antarctic continue to whip through Dunedin.

Ross Creek Reservoir becomes canoe polo court for time being

Ross Creek Reservoir becomes canoe polo court for time being

The swish and thwack of canoe polo may join the more natural sounds emanating from Dunedin's Ross Creek Reservoir for the next year or so, as the Otago Canoe and Kayak Club tries out a new court.

Footing issues, rain hinder progress

Footing issues, rain hinder progress

Wet weather and underground surprises have slowed work on the multimillion-dollar makeover of the stretch of the Water of Leith in front of the University of Otago's registry building.

Regional imbalance getting worse

Regional imbalance getting worse

The imbalance between Auckland and regions such as Otago is becoming more pronounced, a Royal Society of New Zealand report shows.

Full praise, but part funding, for penguin trust

Full praise, but part funding, for penguin trust

Conservation Minister Nick Smith praised a Dunedin-based trust yesterday as he announced $200,000 of Government funding, but the money will not meet its bottom line.

Minister commends conservation teamwork

Minister commends conservation teamwork

Practical moves by fishermen will make more of a difference to protecting New Zealand's sea birds than any answers scientists or conservationists may come up with, Conservation Minister Nick Smith says.

Air pollution worsening

Air pollution worsening

Mosgiel is heading for one of its worst air pollution winters since recording began in 2006.

$3m grant sought for ocean study

An estimated $3 million, five-year project to better understand the ocean environment of Otago's endangered species is being proposed.