John Gibb

Brexit 'an isolationist catastrophe'

Brexit 'an isolationist catastrophe'

Brexit is an "an isolationist catastrophe'' for Britain, which could prove heavily damaging economically, and lead to Britain's eventual break-up, but could be less harmful for New Zealand.

$27,000 for biodiversity

The Otago Regional Council is giving $27,000 from a recently established fund to support community biodiversity efforts on Otago Peninsula.

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Readers’ survey one for the birds

Dunedin and other Otago readers can now take part in an annual Garden Bird Survey, which takes place throughout the country, starting today and ending on July 3.

ORC changes its approach

ORC changes its approach The Otago Regional Council has approved a "milestone'' annual plan, reflecting a change of approach.

Chinese in Otago subject of film

Chinese in Otago subject of film

Filming began in Dunedin yesterday for a documentary which will trace the history of Otago's Chinese community from the 1860s until the recent construction of the Dunedin Chinese Garden.

Otago rail story at fingertips

Otago rail story at fingertips

Josephine, the historic railway engine, remains the star of the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum foyer, but a new touchscreen interactive display nearby also provides a wealth of Otago railways information for visitors.

Fashionable donation

Fashionable donation

Otago Museum has been given a woman's woollen suit designed by Hardy Amies, at a time of growing international interest in the creations of the late English fashion designer.

Visit offers chance for further links

Visit offers chance for further links

Several positive factors could result in more academic educational links being developed between Otago Polytechnic and Japanese universities, an Otago Polytechnic executive says.

Call for stronger salt action

Call for stronger salt action

More robust and co-ordinated action must be taken if New Zealand is to achieve its pledge to reach the World Health Organisation target for reduced salt consumption by 2025, a University of Otago health researcher says.