John Gibb

ORC urged to engage in harbourside development

ORC urged to engage in harbourside development

Dunedin resident Angus Mackay is urging the Otago Regional Council to build its proposed new headquarters near Dunedin's Steamer Basin and play a positive role in the proposed harbourside redevelopment.

Graduates urged to make a difference

Graduates urged to make a difference

Small actions can make a big difference, and can sometimes spark global changes.

Sisters doing it together

Sisters doing it together

This may be a case of Hannah and her Sisters, or Sisters are Doin' It for Themselves.

Delight as museum takes top awards

Delight as museum takes top awards

The Otago Museum's success in winning three national museum awards is also boosting awareness of Dunedin's overall achievements as a city of culture and science, museum director Dr Ian Griffin says.

Possums in spotlight

Possums in spotlight

An unusually high density of possums has been found on Mt Cargill, not far from the Orokonui Ecosanctuary.

ORC accused of neglecting eastern side of harbour

The eastern side of Otago Harbour has received "too little attention for too long'' and the Otago Peninsula community had been "largely ignored'' in recent years.

`Inclusive' Dunedin bus hub wanted

It is crucial Dunedin's planned bus hub is "inclusive and accessible'' for all people and that mistakes made with the new Christchurch bus hub are avoided.

Need to fight incursion stressed

The Otago Regional Council has a moral obligation to continue fighting vigorously against the velvetleaf incursion, even if there is some uncertainty about overall funding.

All in the family

All in the family

Graduation from the University of Otago was a family affair at the weekend for Lyudmila Scandrett and her son Valentin Kiselev.

Happier times after machete attack

Happier times after machete attack When Otago University student Claire French was left for dead by machete-wielding robbers in Tanzania last year, her planned graduation was the last thing on her mind.