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No charges over fire for TradeMe founder

No charges over fire for TradeMe founder

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.

Group supports central hub

Group supports central hub

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''.

Call for Sunday night, stadium services

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 says.

Bus hub plan on the map

Bus hub plan on the map

A busy block of Great King St has been identified as the preferred location for Dunedin's planned central bus hub.

Water tests could have cost

Water tests could have cost

Some farmers could pay up to $300 and $800 for water quality and dairy monitoring respectively, under proposed new targeted rates.

Development sparks study of pristine creek

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 Council says.

Proposed shelters driving dissent

Proposed shelters driving dissent

A proposal for a new batch of bus shelters has left some affected property owners in less than a transport of delight.

ORC confident of sale processes

Robust policies at the Otago Regional Council mean it can be confident fraud involving the sale of assets is not occurring.

ORC ups its insurance

Fallout from the Rena grounding off Tauranga's coast has led the Otago Regional Council to nearly triple its insurance cover for harbour incidents.

Contract changes cost $145K; no rates impact

Extensions to public bus contracts due to changes in the Land Transport Act are costing the Otago Regional Council an extra $145,000.

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