Rebecca Fox

Life by the river is catching

Life by the river is catching

Ask Esmey Fletcher how much whitebait she has caught and she will get a bowl out of the fridge to show you.

Cruise ship tourism riding a wave

Cruise ship tourism riding a wave

Dunedin tourist industry representatives have been warned to prepare for a boomer cruise ship season next summer.

Coastal Otago benefits

Coastal Otago benefits

Coastal Otago has secured $675,000 out of the $4.5 million allocated this year by the Government for community conservation work.

$475,000 boost for Otago conservation

$475,000 boost for Otago conservation

Four Otago conservation projects have been granted $475,000 to help further their work, Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner announced today.

Community trust to keep focus on 'real change'

The Otago Community Trust plans to continue its work towards ''real change'' by continuing to support projects helping keep people, especially youth, healthy and improve their wellbeing, chairwoman Lauren Semple says.

What a fluke!

What a fluke!

A southern right whale and her calf cruise in Otago Harbour at Harington Point yesterday.

Winter pollution peaks declining

Winter pollution peaks declining

The extremes of Alexandra's air pollution appear to be easing, the Otago Regional Council says.

Tourism vital for Otago

Tourism vital for Otago

Otago's economy relies on tourism more than any other region in the country, the Tourism Industry Association says.

Artworks in St Paul's in need of restoration

Artworks in St Paul's in need of restoration

The passage of time and environments with uncontrolled humidity and temperature are taking their toll on St Paul's Cathedral's historic art collection of paintings, etchings and photographs.

Bridges need work to handle trucks

Bridges need work to handle trucks

If new ''high productivity'' trucks are to be able to use the roads between Dunedin and Queenstown, some bridges along the route will need to strengthened.