Rebecca Fox

Visiting anglers pay more to fish

Visiting anglers pay more to fish

International anglers will soon have to pay a third more than New Zealanders to fish in this country's rivers and lakes.

Early morning grind just a matter of altitude

Early morning grind just a matter of altitude

It has been an uphill battle for Mike Horne as he tries to climb the equivalent height of Mt Everest this month.

Life lessons stand test of time

Life lessons stand test of time

Eric Lundquist has never regretted his decision to retire in Mosgiel.

Blue penguins forage in groups to herd prey

Blue penguins forage in groups, potentially synchronising their underwater movements to herd prey, Australian research suggests.

Plunging penguins packing cameras

Plunging penguins packing cameras

An extraordinary bird's-eye view will soon be revealed as cameras track yellow-eyed penguins as they dive to the depths of the ocean off Otago Peninsula.

Licence overhaul delayed

Licence overhaul delayed

A push to overhaul Fish and Game's licence system to give anglers more choice and cheaper licence options has been delayed a year.

Winter winds to ease by tonight

The cold southwest blast which brought snow and sleet showers to most of Otago will ease today to make way for a frosty but clear weekend, MetService says.

Doc promises greater surveillance as whitebait season opens

Doc promises greater surveillance as whitebait season opens

Whitebaiters beware: There will be more surveillance of popular whitebaiting spots this season.

Harbourmaster role could change

Harbourmaster role could change

A new model for the role of harbourmaster for Otago Harbour is being considered by the Otago Regional Council.

Making a song and dance

Making a song and dance

The vocal cords, strumming fingers and twinkling feet of a group of Taieri performers got a workout on Saturday night as they revealed their talents before an appreciative crowd.