The Otago Regional Council and the Dunedin City Council will
later this month begin consulting the public on new rules and
standards for development in areas of Dunedin identified as
vulnerable to natural hazards.
Further road widening work on the lower Otago Peninsula road
can now begin after consents were granted for the next stages
of the project.
Otago Harbour users, frustrated by increasing access
difficulties to wharves and pontoons because of silt on the
harbour bed, want the Otago Regional Council to help find a
A coastal walkway from Cargill's Castle to Tunnel Beach would
be a great tourist attraction, Cargill's Castle Trust says.
Community-based groups seeking to improve water quality in
their areas have asked the Otago Regional Council for support
Greater discounts for students and those on low incomes are
needed to get more people on buses, interest groups say.
Dunedin communications and human resources businesswoman Jane
Leahy has been appointed to the new role of stakeholder
engagement director at the Otago Regional Council.
Trying to find the root cause of road accidents is behind a
$100,000 study being led by the Otago Regional Council.
Suggested flow levels to protect fish life in the Tokomairiro
River should not greatly affect those who take water for
irrigation, stock use and industry, the Otago Regional
The next three and a-half years will probably be a busy time
for oil and gas exploration off the Otago coast, New Zealand
Petroleum & Minerals revealed last night.
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