Speakers at an International Workers Memorial Day ceremony in
Dunedin have urged for there to be a "culture change'' to
improve workplace safety, and highlighted the challenge of
keeping the annual ceremony going.
Anyone revisiting once-forgotten tunnels in northern France,
dug by New Zealand engineers during World War 1, might be
surprised to find names like Dunedin, Bluff, and Christchurch
written on the tunnel walls.
A decision by independent commissioners to grant a consent
for a North Otago farmer from 2020 to discharge nitrogen from
three farms on to land ‘‘in a manner that may enter
groundwater'' has been appealed to the Environment Court.