Two Otago Regional Council directors, who together have 22
years' experience with the organisation, have lost their jobs
in restructuring led by new chief executive Peter Bodeker.
As uncomfortable as it might be, scientists will need to
''triage'' the allocation of scarce resources to save marine
mammal species, a United States marine mammal scientist says.
Commercial gill nets used to catch fish for New Zealanders'
fish and chips are one of the biggest threats to Hector's and
Maui's dolphins, University of Otago marine scientist Steve
A 65-year-old woman is in Dunedin Hospital with facial
injuries after a home invasion in Kaka Point, near Balclutha,
A ''gold-plated'' strategy for public transport in Dunedin is
being proposed without consideration of the cost on
ratepayers and bus users, Otago regional councillor Michael
Further flood protection work on the Water of Leith has been
delayed, following requests from the University of Otago.
A 1080 poisoning programme may be needed in Otago's beech
forests next year to protect endangered species from a
potential pest plague, Doc says.
Water restrictions could be imminent, the Otago Regional
Council warns as the region's river levels drop.
Nelson Mandela's death may unite South Africa for a time but
a struggle within the African National Congress will follow
over who will inherit his legacy, Prof Philip Nel, of the
University of Otago, says.
was like catching up with an old friend you haven't seen in
decades and finding out they haven't changed a bit.
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