There will be no prosecution taken by the Otago Regional
Council in relation to a burn-off at Hillend Station, Wanaka,
last October, despite many official complaints about smoke
from the fire blanketing the town.
Bus advocacy group Bus Go Dunedin supports a proposed central
bus hub but wants to ensure it is well-designed and welcoming
for users and does not become a poorly-maintained ''ghetto''.
Older church-going Dunedin residents are being disadvantaged
by a lack of buses on Sunday nights, and a direct bus service
is also needed to Forsyth Barr Stadium, Grey Power Otago
A busy block of Great King St has been identified as the
preferred location for Dunedin's planned central bus hub.
Some farmers could pay up to $300 and $800 for water quality
and dairy monitoring respectively, under proposed new
As Twelve Mile Creek may be a likely water supply option for
further development in its catchment, it is important to have
a range of information on the waterway, the Otago Regional
A proposal for a new batch of bus shelters has left some
affected property owners in less than a transport of delight.
Robust policies at the Otago Regional Council mean it can be
confident fraud involving the sale of assets is not
Fallout from the Rena grounding off Tauranga's coast
has led the Otago Regional Council to nearly triple its
insurance cover for harbour incidents.
Extensions to public bus contracts due to changes in the Land
Transport Act are costing the Otago Regional Council an extra
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