The group which will lead the fight to change Otago's status
as the only region not to have marine protection will be led
by Dunedin environmental lawyer Maree Baker-Galloway.
A 25% discount on fares seems to be drawing students on to
the city's public bus system, the Otago Regional Council
The Dunedin City Council will not be seeking repayment of the
$400,000 debt it wrote off to save the Otago Rugby Football
Union even though it was now back in the black.
Corstophine bus users are happy but those on Otago Peninsula
are puzzled by the Otago Regional Council's latest decision
on public bus routes.
The Otago Regional Council is being forced to spend more than
$100,000 on a temporary footbridge across the Water of Leith
when at least two other options for crossing the waterway are
Being able to keep its general rate increase to 2.49% is good
news but it is only thanks to the Otago Regional Council's
ownership of Port Otago and its good investments, Cr Michael
Unexpected ''interest changes'' mean Otago ratepayers will
face another year of paying a special rate for Dunedin's
Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Three hundred endangered New Zealand sea lion pups in the
Auckland Islands have died this season from a disease not yet
identified , Conservation Minister Nick Smith says.
The Otago Regional Council's water quality plan change is
past its last major hurdle.
The windows were covered over and the keyholes blocked while
a team of specialist embroiderers worked ''vast hours'' on
delicate lacework which was to end up on Kate Middleton's
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