Rebecca Fox

Water rules details out this week

Water rules details out this week

How the Otago Regional Council will implement and enforce its new 6A water quality rules will be made clear at the water rules launch on Friday.

Testing times ahead for skifields, experts say

Other impacts of climate change globally might have just as big an effect on Queenstown's ski industry as dwindling snow, climate specialists say.

Rest-home operators protest funding

Sheer frustration has led 15 aged care providers in Otago voice their concerns about a lack of funding as the industry faces the ‘‘perfect storm'' of cost increases.

Saving what is left of the world

Saving what is left of the world

Conservationist and ethologist Dame Jane Goodall spends 300 days a year travelling the world spreading her message of hope and guidance. Rebecca Fox talks to the woman who was in Dunedin as part of a tour to mark her 80th birthday.

Renowned conservationist at ecosanctuary

Renowned conservationist at ecosanctuary

Whether it is gale-force winds or a reptile crawling up her arm, little fazes intrepid conservationist Dame Jane Goodall.

Protecting lowest flows paramount

Protecting lowest flows paramount

Pre-emptive action is being taken to ensure the Pomahaka River is not threatened by irrigation demands in the future.

Algal blooms meeting topic

The Tomahawk community will ''mull'' over the science behind the algae problems in its lagoon last summer.

Meetings on hazard options

The Dunedin City Council will present its preferred options for managing natural hazards on the Taieri and Saddle Hill at public meetings next week.

Intersection altered

Intersection altered

Changes to the Elgin Pl and Factory Rd intersection have been made to make it safer for pedestrians, the Dunedin City Council says.

Horrors depicted

Horrors depicted

The mass slaughter - friends against friends, neighbours against neighbours - of the Rwandan genocide depicted in this book make for grim reading.