The Otago Regional Council yesterday received a petition,
signed by 550 people, highlighting the importance of
achieving ''net positive benefits'' for Otago in the proposed
Trans-Pacific Partnership and Free Trade Agreements.
More than 1000 people, including delighted parents, watched a
series of lively performances in the opening session of the
22nd Otago Early Childhood and Schools' Maori and Pacific
Island Festival (Polyfest) at the Edgar Centre, Dunedin, last