John Gibb

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.

‘Thrilled’ to host Scottish Diaspora Tapestry show

‘Thrilled’ to host Scottish Diaspora Tapestry show

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum is ‘‘thrilled'' to be the only venue in the country displaying the Scottish Diaspora Tapestry.

Shakespeare on stage at festival

Shakespeare on stage at festival

A scene from A Midsummer Night's Dream, involving pupils from Logan Park High School, provided a lively start to a regional Shakespeare festival in Dunedin this week.

Excitement over renovation, new teaching monk

Excitement over renovation, new teaching monk

A new teaching monk and an extensively renovated roof are sparking excitement at Dunedin's Dhargyey Buddhist Centre.

Society’s artists go public with work

Society’s artists go public with work

Several hundred people flocked to the Otago Art Society gallery at the weekend to see 20 artists demonstrating painting and print-making techniques, on the society's annual Demo Day.