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
The Otago Regional Council's water quality plan change is
past its last major hurdle.
People should continue to take care when walking their dogs
near Otago waterways as potentially toxic algae could be
present on banks as well as in the water after recent high
rainfall, the Otago Regional Council says.
Democracy at the Otago Regional Council has died, writes
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