Rebecca Fox

'sno time better to vote

 'sno time better to vote

Bitterly cold winds and snow showers are expected to dominate election day in the South.

Mine could be hit by water proposals

Mine could be hit by water proposals

Job losses and the early closure of Macraes Mine could be the consequence of proposed changes to groundwater allocation in Otago, Oceana Gold representatives told a hearings panel in Dunedin yesterday.

Record entries for flower show

Record entries for flower show

Good weather and friendly rivalry combined to create a record-breaking Blueskin spring flower show.

Final flooding solution sought

The latest moves to find a solution to flooding at State Highway 1 at Hilderthorpe need to be the last, Otago Regional Council chairman Stephen Woodhead says.

Call for cheaper bus fares

Call for cheaper bus fares

Calls for public transport to be more affordable and accessible for the ''walking poor'' dominated yesterday's public transport hearing.

Tahuna maintains quiz-winning tradition

Tahuna maintains quiz-winning tradition

Tahuna Intermediate made it eight years in a row when one of its teams won the year 7 and 8 Otago Daily Times Extra! current events quiz at Bathgate Park School in Dunedin last night.

'Refugee' coming home to lead Otago Boys'

'Refugee' coming home to lead Otago Boys'

Otago Boys' High School old boy Richard Hall is the new rector of his former school.

Voting matters thread of display

Voting matters thread of display

By yarn bombing the Esplanade bollards at St Clair, a Dunedin woman hopes to turn people back on to voting.

Ambulance service turns 50

Ambulance service turns 50

In 1964, 10 men volunteered to get an ambulance service running in Mosgiel, the ambulance was kept in a local garage and they attended about 200 calls a year.

Public insight into visual impairment

Public insight into visual impairment

Putting on glasses which simulate visual impairments has opened many people's eyes to how difficult everyday activities can be for those with vision problems.