Future leaders in civil defence from eight countries are
likely to be back in Dunedin next year after the success of a
recent international training programme in disaster
The Otago Regional Council is urging dairy farmers,
sharemilkers and truckies to keep southern roads and
waterways safe and free of effluent during Gypsy Week.
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
Small actions can make a big difference, and can sometimes
spark global changes.
This may be a case of Hannah and her Sisters, or
Sisters are Doin' It for Themselves.
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.
An unusually high density of possums has been found on Mt
Cargill, not far from the Orokonui Ecosanctuary.
The eastern side of Otago Harbour
has received "too little attention for too long'' and the
Otago Peninsula community had been "largely ignored'' in
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.
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.
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