Rebecca Fox

Community water issues identified

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.

ORC decides to offer buses to city council

ORC decides to offer buses to city council

The first step in a possible change of public transport management in Dunedin has been taken.

City landslip risk mapped in GNS report

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 says.

Bike ride to plug gap

Plugging a ''hole'' in a swimming pool costs money but the Middlemarch Swimming Pool committee hopes keen mountain bikers might help provide a solution.

Bus service transfer may include Q'town

Bus service transfer may include Q'town

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 well.

NZ must take lead on energy, prof says

NZ must take lead on energy, prof says

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.

Alps trail activity booms

Alps trail activity booms

In its first ''official'' season, activity on the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is much higher than the forecast.

Family links reinforced at church service

Family links reinforced at church service

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.

Sunday best for 'inspiring service' at St Paul's

Sunday best for 'inspiring service' at St Paul's

A visit from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge brought out the Sunday best in the St Paul's Cathedral congregation yesterday.

Dunedin coolest but not wettest

Dunedin was the coolest and cloudiest of New Zealand's main centres for March, while Christchurch was the wettest.