Dunedin heritage advocate Ann Barsby is ''relieved
and grateful'' the Dunedin City Council has stepped in to
help save a 19th century worker's cottage which had to be
shifted again this week.
A Go Bus Transport move to spend more than $3million buying
seven new buses for Dunedin's southern routes is a vote of
confidence in the future of public transport in the city.
New Zealand, despite its small size, can play a role in
helping resolve a long-running conflict between Israel and
Otago's inaugural regional manager-controller of civil
defence Chris Hawker says he was appointed to ''captain'' the
region's overall civil defence system.
Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce has been accused of
not complying with a new gender balance law in making recent
appointments to the University of Otago Council.
The Otago Regional Council (ORC) has held a slew of talks
about wilding pines since being lambasted by Conservation
Minister Maggie Barry for inaction, but more work is to be
done, it says.
Otago's civil defence emergency management is like a
disorganised sports team with six owners and no captain, a
The New Zealand Government is in an ''uncomfortable place''
over Australia's bid to join the United Nations Human Rights
Council, Prof Andrew Geddis says.
Dunedin widower Fin Heads has won a landmark human rights
case over what he terms ''obscene'' legislation that forced
him to choose between his superannuation and his dead wife's
The Otago Regional Council has postponed making planned
further changes to Dunedin bus routes until April, because of
delays over a new ticketing system.
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