More ''stringent'' approach to development on hazard-prone
land is being signalled by the Otago Regional Council.
Funding for the further development of cycle lane options
proposed for Dunedin's one-way system has passed its first
Dredging may be the most practical way of reducing toxic
algae blooms in the Tomahawk lagoons, an Otago Regional
Council report says.
Nearly 2000 resource management inspections and audits have
not been completed as the Otago Regional Council struggles to
keep up with heavy workloads caused by legislation changes.
A separated cycle lane is to be installed on the north side
of Musselburgh Rise through the Musselburgh shopping area, as
part of the South Dunedin cycle network.
If the Otago Regional Council decides to transfer its public
transport responsibilities to the Dunedin City Council, its
transport role in Queenstown could be up for discussion as
Health and safety needs to be more proactively managed by the
Otago Regional Council, councillor Trevor Kempton says.
Corstophine bus users are happy but those on Otago Peninsula
are puzzled by the Otago Regional Council's latest decision
on public bus routes.
The Otago Regional Council is being forced to spend more than
$100,000 on a temporary footbridge across the Water of Leith
when at least two other options for crossing the waterway are
Being able to keep its general rate increase to 2.49% is good
news but it is only thanks to the Otago Regional Council's
ownership of Port Otago and its good investments, Cr Michael
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