John Gibb

Big benefits from sorting out predators

Big benefits from sorting out predators

New Zealand and much of its endangered wildlife is "losing the war'' against introduced mammalian predators and new ideas are needed to help us win.

Food co-operative thrives in friendly atmosphere

Food co-operative thrives in friendly atmosphere

Not-for-profit fruit and vegetable-buying co-operative has been successfully extended to Mosgiel, where it attracts up to 50 customers a week.

Strath Taieri residents to give feedback on river

Strath Taieri residents to give feedback on river

The Otago Regional Council is seeking ideas from the Strath Taieri community and other interested people on the management of the Taieri River.

Leith protection work continues

Leith protection work continues

Flood protection work continues in and near the Water of Leith, beside Montgomery Ave, in Dunedin.

Response on Brighton bus route ‘encouraging’

Community groups seeking the resumption of a Green Island ‘‘local'' bus service, linking with South Dunedin, have been encouraged by the Otago Regional Council's response.

Otago unit plays key role in 1080 blackmail case

Otago unit plays key role in 1080 blackmail case

The stakes in protecting New Zealand's multibillion-dollar food export industry remain high but isotope analysis provides a powerful new weapon to protect it.

'Heating for health' gets grant

'Heating for health' gets grant

Heat therapy research which seeks to break a "vicious cycle'' of impaired physical exercise among people with arterial disease is among University of Otago projects boosted by $1.7 million in grants.

'Pie lady' tucking into retirement

'Pie lady' tucking into retirement

Being a "pie lady'' at the University of Otago Campus Shop comes with challenges but Sandra Gillam says it has also been "so much fun''.

Parade to mark laying up of colours

Parade to mark laying up of colours

The laying up of the New Zealand Scottish Regiment's colours in Dunedin will be marked with a military parade through the city tomorrow afternoon.

No ORC presence at drop-in meeting

The Otago Regional Council has no involvement with a drop-in information meeting in Lawrence over planned 1080 aerial operations in the Glendhu and Berwick forests.