John Gibb

ORC open to parking building idea

The Otago Regional Council is keeping an open mind about the possibility of a car parking building being built in Dowling St on part of the site where it hopes to establish its new headquarters building.

Surface flooding in North Otago

Surface flooding in North Otago

Motorists are urged to take care in North Otago today as there is surface flooding on State Highway 83 between between Pukeuri and Kurow.

Brexit a mess: academic

Brexit a mess: academic

Among the "massive'' unintended consequences of the Brexit vote, Scotland is likely to opt for independence from Great Britain within two years.

Brexit 'an isolationist catastrophe'

Brexit 'an isolationist catastrophe'

Brexit is an "an isolationist catastrophe'' for Britain, which could prove heavily damaging economically, and lead to Britain's eventual break-up, but could be less harmful for New Zealand.

$27,000 for biodiversity

The Otago Regional Council is giving $27,000 from a recently established fund to support community biodiversity efforts on Otago Peninsula.

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Readers’ survey one for the birds

Dunedin and other Otago readers can now take part in an annual Garden Bird Survey, which takes place throughout the country, starting today and ending on July 3.

ORC changes its approach

ORC changes its approach The Otago Regional Council has approved a "milestone'' annual plan, reflecting a change of approach.

Chinese in Otago subject of film

Chinese in Otago subject of film

Filming began in Dunedin yesterday for a documentary which will trace the history of Otago's Chinese community from the 1860s until the recent construction of the Dunedin Chinese Garden.

Otago rail story at fingertips

Otago rail story at fingertips

Josephine, the historic railway engine, remains the star of the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum foyer, but a new touchscreen interactive display nearby also provides a wealth of Otago railways information for visitors.