A Cosy Homes Charitable Trust has been established to help
tackle significant health and housing-related problems in
Dunedin, where nearly half of city households are
experiencing ''fuel poverty''.
It is not too late to make public submissions on the Otago
Regional Council's Long Term Plan and further input is
welcome, council chairman Stephen Woodhead says.
A consultation document about the Otago Regional Council's
latest long-term plan can be released for public
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.
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