Six weeks ago Jakkii Goody, of Napier, swapped from being a
stall holder to running the Great New Zealand Craft Show,
which is on this weekend in Dunedin.
An inspection regime for septic tanks is likely to be needed
but more information will be required before the Otago
Regional Council sets a policy, chief executive Peter Bodeker
A push by a councillor to change the Otago Regional Council's
voting system for the 2016 local body elections has been
derailed due to his need to catch a plane.
Dairy farmers who fail to improve their systems to protect
the environment and those in catchments with degraded water
quality will face more inspections from the Otago Regional
Council this season.
The combination of northwesterly winds and the foehn effect
which hit the South Island at the start of August combined to
produce record-breaking temperatures, Niwa says.
It is bright, airy, warm, sheltered from the wind and
gets afternoon sun.
Tougher rules governing septic tanks in at-risk areas of
Otago could be looming after a discovery leaking tanks could
be contaminating the region's underground water supplies.
Balaclava School has been ''home'' to Sally Direen
and Wendy Lamond for more than 20 years.
Otago's ''brilliant'' winter weather may give way to a cooler
spring, weather watchers predict.
Student flatmates (from left) Rupert Wockner, Josh Harris and
Josh Micallef (all 20) collect for the Otago-Southland Cancer
Society's Daffodil Day in Dunedin yesterday with the help of
an eftpos machine.
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