The Otago Regional Council is moving to take stronger action
in response to a growing threat of wallaby incursions from
South Canterbury, including via the Hawkdun Range.
The wallabies are coming.
Mosgiel community representative Bill Feather warns there is
no room for complacency about traffic congestion affecting a
key intersection leading into the town.
Mosgiel Memorial RSA committee member Bing Crosbie (84) is
''very happy'' the club's extensive collection of military
memorabilia and its library books will soon be much better
An Otago Museum exhibition of ceramics from the collection of
the late Dunedin painter Ralph Hotere offers new insights
into his artistic interests and friendships.
On the floor of the de Beer Gallery at the University of
Otago central library there is a spot reserved for ardent
devotees of science fiction.
As Dunedin prepares to celebrate its 150th anniversary of
incorporation as a city on Monday, a cup of coffee at a
poetry reading gets John Gibb musing on the city's rich
Careys Bay resident Kristine Nicolau is frustrated that the
fight to have a permanent 30kmh speed restriction in the Port
Chalmers main street has still not been won.
Some drivers are facing ''grave difficulties'' in using a
major Mosgiel intersection at peak times, a community
representative, Bill Feather, warns.
A letter penned in 1919, and recently discovered in a wallet,
is sparking a complete rethink of the Mosgiel Memorial RSA
club's early history.
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