Rebecca Fox

Hopes crayfish quota may rise again

Hopes crayfish quota may rise again

After years of struggling, the Otago crayfish fishery is starting to produce again.

Tenure review work had highs, lows

Tenure review work had highs, lows

Keeping ''an eye on the end game'' - major conservation gains - kept the Department of Conservation's Tony Perrett in the game of tenure review for decades, even when the going got tough.

'Mission' ends as upgrade begins

'Mission' ends as upgrade begins

Mosgiel RSA's $1million redevelopment will finally begin this month after four years of planning and hiccups.

Running for penguins

Running for penguins

Inspiration from a Taieri Times article about the Big Rock Protect Our Penguins Group's efforts to save blue penguins from dog attacks led a group of Outram School pupils to brainstorm ways they could help the group safeguard the birds as part of their technology curriculum studies and school challenge to contribute to the community.

'Killer' fly inventor prepared

'Killer' fly inventor prepared

Jim Curline is a master of the art of tying fishing flies.

Mataitai may end eel fishing

The Waikouaiti River may be closed to commercial eel fishing if an application for a mataitai on the waterway is approved.

Science key to managing resources: Ruhl

Science key to managing resources: Ruhl

Whatever New Zealand does, it should not ignore science as it amends and develops its resource management legislation, US environmental law specialist Prof J. B. Ruhl says.

No rise and shine for rheumatoid arthritis sufferer

No rise and shine for rheumatoid arthritis sufferer

Waking up in your student hostel room, your hands clenched and your body so sore you can't get out of bed sounds like a nightmare.

Runanga to hold clinics for mataitai submitters

Runanga to hold clinics for mataitai submitters

An application from Otakou runanga for a mataitai covering most of Otago Harbour has generated submissions from 20 people and organisations.

New premises for Anglican Family Care

New premises for Anglican Family Care

After about 30 years at its Bath St site in central Dunedin, Anglican Family Care plans to move its operations to the former McKenzie and Willis building next year.