Rebecca Fox

Ex-mayor 'humbled' by honour

Ex-mayor 'humbled' by honour

Making a ''small'' contribution to his community is all former Clutha mayor Cyril Edwin ''Juno'' Hayes ever hoped to do.

Lower speed limits recommended for five schools

Lower speed limits recommended for five schools

Only five out of about 80 Dunedin schools assessed for traffic problems could get 40kmh speed zones outside their gates.

Speed reductions proposed

Speed limits on 12 Dunedin roads could be reduced by up to 30kmh if a proposed bylaw change is approved by the Dunedin City Council.

Seabird sanctuary envisaged

Seabird sanctuary envisaged

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.

DCC to consider closure of street

DCC to consider closure of street

A proposal to permanently close Montgomery Ave, to enable the Water of Leith to be widened to provide greater flood protection to the city, will be discussed by the Dunedin City Council next week.

ORC approval allows more widening of peninsula roads

Further road widening work on the lower Otago Peninsula road can now begin after consents were granted for the next stages of the project.

Geologist takes top spot in photography contest

Geologist takes top spot in photography contest

Murray McCulloch usually photographs insects but turned to flowers because ''they don't run so fast''.

Govt security role for Broad

Govt security role for Broad

A former New Zealand chief police officer is now a top adviser to the Government on intelligence and security.

Further black ice warning

Further black ice warning

Icy road conditions which made driving and walking in Dunedin treacherous in many places yesterday were re-emerging last night. 

Clean shift encouraged

Clean shift encouraged

Farmers and transporters moving stock in coming weeks are being warned to ensure they do not spill effluent on the Taieri's roads and to clean equipment before the move.