Rebecca Fox

Walking for wellness

Walking for wellness

Walkers head out on the inaugural Wellness Walk from King's High School, in Dunedin, yesterday.

High art wall to wall

High art wall to wall

It's a tall order: beautify the walls of buildings in and around Dunedin's warehouse precinct.

Sam pitches Ruth a winning proposal

Sam pitches Ruth a winning proposal

Sam Gilchrist took a deep breath and, with flowers in hand, strode out before 3500 people at Forsyth Barr Stadium last night as the big screen lit up with the big question.

1080 fish risk low: Doc

1080 fish risk low: Doc

Concerns about the health risk from eating trout that have eaten mice contaminated with 1080 should not stop anglers enjoying the new fishing season, Fish and Game Otago says.

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.