Rebecca Fox

'A real change in attitude'

'A real change in attitude'

A Berwick farmer who sued the Otago Regional Council for negligence feels vindicated after the local body pulled out of court action at the last moment and apologised.

Fear of mataitai plan

Fear of mataitai plan

Recreational anglers are being urged to stand up for their right to fish how and where they want in Otago Harbour.

Feedback on dogs

Public consultation on proposed changes to the Dog Control Policy and Bylaw has opened.

Addressing rural stress

Addressing rural stress

Someone in a rural area commits suicide every two weeks.

Student fares might stay

Tertiary education students will continue to receive a 25% discount to use Dunedin's public bus services, if a proposal is adopted by the Otago Regional Council (ORC) tomorrow.

Water rules details out this week

Water rules details out this week

How the Otago Regional Council will implement and enforce its new 6A water quality rules will be made clear at the water rules launch on Friday.

Testing times ahead for skifields, experts say

Other impacts of climate change globally might have just as big an effect on Queenstown's ski industry as dwindling snow, climate specialists say.

Rest-home operators protest funding

Sheer frustration has led 15 aged care providers in Otago voice their concerns about a lack of funding as the industry faces the ‘‘perfect storm'' of cost increases.

Saving what is left of the world

Saving what is left of the world

Conservationist and ethologist Dame Jane Goodall spends 300 days a year travelling the world spreading her message of hope and guidance. Rebecca Fox talks to the woman who was in Dunedin as part of a tour to mark her 80th birthday.

Renowned conservationist at ecosanctuary

Renowned conservationist at ecosanctuary

Whether it is gale-force winds or a reptile crawling up her arm, little fazes intrepid conservationist Dame Jane Goodall.