When the bell rings for the final time at Otago Boys' High
School this year, it will also signal the end of principal
Clive Rennie's 46-year education career.
A ''business as usual'' Otago Regional Council annual plan
has failed to grab the public's attention.
A Dunedin scientist heading to the latest International
Whaling Commission meeting says it will be embarrassing to
speak on New Zealand's reluctance to offer full protection to
Maui's dolphins given its stance on Japanese whaling.
The Otago Regional Council is being asked to contribute about
$110,000 towards Toitu Otago Settlers Museum's redevelopment
and the Dunedin City Council-hosted EnviroSchools programme.
A large number of fish will die each year if the Otago
Regional Council goes ahead with its proposed minimum flow
for the Lindis River, Otago Fish and Game says.
Otago Regional Council staff who work alone are now required
to carry emergency locator beacons.
In a move to increase their ''political heft'', the transport
committees of Otago and Southland are joining forces to
develop a combined regional land transport plan.
A proposal to further develop options for cycle lanes on
Dunedin's one-way system has been approved by the Otago
Ratbags representative Gavin Ellis has hit back at
suggestions that extending the bar's opening hours to allow
patrons to watch Fifa World Cup games would increase
alcohol-related harm in the Octagon.
After one of their best autumns in decades, Taieri farmers
are hoping recent rainfall does not continue into winter.
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