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.
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.
Councillors frustrated by the lack of action in sorting out
whether the Otago Regional Council should support an
Enviroschools regional co-ordinator have called for action.
The future of discount bus fares for students hangs in the
air as one bus company is unsure of the scheme's viability.
Serious decisions, with major implications for how Dunedin
plans and redevelops the city, will need to be made as a
result of the hazard information now available to planners,
Otago Regional Council chairman Stephen Woodhead says.
The opportunity to explore the great outdoors with
like-minded people is attracting greater numbers of keen
walkers and trampers to the Taieri Recreational Tramping
Making a ''small'' contribution to his community is all
former Clutha mayor Cyril Edwin ''Juno'' Hayes ever hoped to
Only five out of about 80 Dunedin schools assessed for
traffic problems could get 40kmh speed zones outside their
Speed limits on 12 Dunedin roads could be reduced by up to
30kmh if a proposed bylaw change is approved by the Dunedin
An investigation has begun into how a yellow-eyed penguin
reserve at Long Point, in the Catlins, could be turned into a
sanctuary for a variety of seabirds.
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