Rebecca Fox

Tracking weather

Tracking weather

If you have ever wondered how much different the weather in Mosgiel or Fairfield is to Dunedin city, there is a way to find out.

Review of speed

Urban expansion in east Mosgiel has led to a proposal to reduce speed limits on parts of key district roads to make them safer.

Blaze attributed to electrical switchboard fault

An electrical switchboard fault is believed to be the cause of a shed and office blaze in Waimate yesterday morning.

Four hurt in wrong-way horror crash

Four hurt in wrong-way horror crash

Horrified motorists rushed to the aid of four seriously injured people after two cars collided head-on last night in the southbound lane of Dunedin's Southern Motorway, near Green Island.

Restoring Lake Tuakitoto big challenge

Restoring Lake Tuakitoto big challenge

Rectifying poor water quality in the ''shallow, muddy puddle'' of Lake Tuakitoto could be one of the hardest challenges the Otago Regional Council faces, some councillors say.

Rugby: Fekitoa centre of attention

Rugby: Fekitoa centre of attention

Nerves took over as Highlanders midfielder Malakai Fekitoa headed on to Eden Park with just 20 minutes to go to make his test rugby debut for the All Blacks, against England, on Saturday night.

Could push rates up 7.2%

Could push rates up 7.2%

Clutha's ratepayers could face rates increases of up to 7.2% to maintain the nation's third-largest local roading network.

ORC to drop GoBus brand

The Otago Regional Council will drop the GoBus branding for its public transport services following the arrival of Hamilton-based Go Bus Transport Ltd in Dunedin.

Pizza ovens suggested as pollution culprits

Wanaka's pizza ovens could be in the firing line after a study found air pollution peaked in the ''restaurant area'' of the town in early evening.

Big switch from coal to heat homes

Big switch from coal to heat homes

While Otago ranks third in New Zealand for its use of coal and is way above the national average for wood use, burning of the fuels has dropped, the Otago Regional Council says.