A decision by Doc to allow a 66% increase in overnight guided
walkers daily on the Routeburn Track ''drives a horse and
carriage through'' the Mt Aspiring National Park Plan.
Two of Otago's coastal recreation spots are among 14%
nationally where water quality is considered to be at high
risk for swimming.
Get out the sundresses and shorts for Christmas Day but keep
the umbrella and cardi handy.
A close watch is being kept on Otago rivers as they drop
steadily and little relief from rain is in sight.
Christmas Day could bring showers and partly cloudy weather
across Otago, according to a MetService 10-day forecast
issued yesterday afternoon.
After recovering from the first wing surgery of its kind on a
takahe, Orokonui Ecosanctuary's Paku had an excited reunion
with partner Quammen yesterday.
A dusky dolphin and its calf play in Otago Harbour near
Portsmouth Dr yesterday afternoon.
It might technically be the start of summer but someone
forgot to tell the weather gods - Dunedin recorded its 8th
coldest December day yesterday.
November is turning out to be cooler and wetter than normal
in Otago as spring's unsettled weather hangs on and makes
life ''unnecessarily difficult'' for farmers.
Bottlenose dolphins frolicking in Otago Harbour yesterday
attracted crowds along the West Harbour roads.
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