Central Otago is New Zealand's most rabbit-prone area, and
good planning and neighbourly collaboration are crucial to
cutting rabbit numbers, Jeff Donaldson, the Otago Regional
Council's director, environmental monitoring and operations,
A world-first expedition involving University of Otago
researchers is expected to attract growing international
scientific interest as it sheds new light on an underwater
volcano in the Kermadec Islands.
An international expedition, including University of Otago
researchers, is gaining striking new views of an underwater
volcano in the Kermadec Islands, which recently produced a
floating pumice island the size of Israel.
Despite a dry summer for many in the primary sector, the
Otago economy's overall performance is ''promising'', with
the manufacturing sector performing well, Otago Regional
Council chairman Stephen Woodhead says.