ORC

Shifting underground services before Leith work

Issues regarding securing the supply of underground services to the University of Otago have meant the Otago Regional Council has yet to let a contract for flood protection works on the Water of Leith.

ORC to elect head

Who will lead the Otago Regional Council for the next three years will be decided at the inaugural meeting of the council on Tuesday.

Restructure planned for ORC

Restructure planned for ORC

Otago Regional Council staff are facing uncertain times as chief executive Peter Bodeker proposes to restructure the organisation.

Two new faces join incumbents

Two new faces join incumbents

There will be only two new faces at the Otago Regional Council table, all its incumbent councillors having fought off challenges for their seats.

Record low vote threat

Record low vote threat

Voter turnout for the Dunedin City Council elections is still hovering at record low levels, despite a last-minute rush of returns.

Time running out in slow election

Time running out in slow election

Fewer people have voted in the local body elections than in the past three elections, electoral officer Pam Jordan says.

Four praised for contributions to local body politics

Four praised for contributions to local body politics

A combined total of more than 80 years of local government service by four Central Otago men was recognised as their council and boards held final meetings for this term.

Business case was 'shoddy'

Business case was 'shoddy'

The Government has been slammed after a leaked document revealed it approved a ''shoddy'' AgResearch business case for restructuring, which included slashing jobs at Invermay.

ORC quizzed on wildings

ORC quizzed on wildings

Otago Regional Council candidates have criticised the council's stance on wilding pines.

Safety concerns in irrational regulations: ORC

Safety concerns in irrational regulations: ORC

It is ''irrational'' to exempt dams built before national building standards from proposed dam safety regulations, the Otago Regional Council says.

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