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.
Ask Esmey Fletcher how much whitebait she has caught and she
will get a bowl out of the fridge to show you.
Dunedin tourist industry representatives have been warned to
prepare for a boomer cruise ship season next summer.
Coastal Otago has
secured $675,000 out of the $4.5 million allocated this year
by the Government for community conservation work.
Four Otago conservation projects have been granted $475,000
to help further their work, Associate Conservation Minister
Nicky Wagner announced today.
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