John Gibb

Last day for ORC plan input

It is not too late to make public submissions on the Otago Regional Council's Long Term Plan and further input is welcome, council chairman Stephen Woodhead says.

Conference boost for museum's profile

Conference boost for museum's profile

A national Museums Aotearoa Conference, being held mainly at the Otago Museum next week, will attract more than 230 participants, a record for the event.

Environmental strategies well rewarded

Environmental strategies well rewarded

Successful efforts by a South Otago farming couple, Wilson (''Wick'') and Angela Wylie, to improve water quality have also won them the Otago Regional Council Water Quality Management Award.

Toitu's war show on award shortlists

A World War 1 exhibition at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum continues to attract many visitors and has just been short-listed for two national museum awards, which are to be announced next week.

Toitu's war show on award shortlists

A World War 1 exhibition at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum continues to attract many visitors and has just been shortlisted for two national museum awards, which are to be announced next week.

Company upbeat over harbour oyster plan

Company upbeat over harbour oyster plan

Southern Clams remains ''positive'' about its proposal to finish oysters in Otago Harbour despite a largely critical response from public consultation.

Scots may be key to UK election

Scots may be key to UK election

Earlier reports of the demise of the Scottish independence movement were ''greatly exaggerated'' and Scottish voters will play a crucial role in the upcoming British general election.

Animals integral to fever solution

Animals integral to fever solution

Many people living in poverty in developing countries are often forgotten by the wider world, as are their diseases.

RSA development impresses

RSA development impresses

The Mosgiel Memorial RSA's $1.2 million redevelopment is nearing completion and the ''total transformation'' has already sparked positive comment from the Mosgiel community, vice-president Tony Mobbs says.

Warning not to cut funds for Tb fight

Otago Regional councillor Gary Kelliher says it would be a ''terrible shame'' if any funding cuts damaged the fight against bovine tuberculosis.