Otago Harbour

Salmon run starts

Salmon run starts

Right on schedule, sizeable salmon are running in Otago Harbour, heralding the start of the summer fishing season.

Otago's underwater canyons 'exciting'

Otago's underwater canyons 'exciting'

Two scientists involved with the first detailed mapping of the seabed off the coast of Otago say they are excited by the geological and biological information the survey has revealed.

Brothers air concerns about Otago Harbour

Brothers air concerns about Otago Harbour

Two Dunedin brothers have been in a prime position to witness changes on Otago Harbour in recent years. Kim Dungey reports.

Port gets ready for big ships

Port gets ready for big ships

An armada of large cruise ships will head towards New Zealand next season, bringing tens of thousands of visitors, who are expected to pump millions of dollars into the Dunedin economy.

Toxins leach into Otago harbour

Toxins leach into Otago harbour

The Dunedin City Council will consider costly improvements to Dunedin's water infrastructure to address fears chemicals leaching from former industrial sites are contributing to the contamination of Otago Harbour.

On the Waterfront: Plenty of first-time vessel visits to Otago Harbour in 2011

On the Waterfront: Plenty of first-time vessel visits to Otago Harbour in 2011

Last year proved to be a very interesting one with such a large number of vessels calling here for the first time. And the last of these to enter the harbour was the attractive Spirit of Adventure, which was berthed at Port Chalmers last Thursday and Friday.

Fire 'cool' wedding photo backdrop

Fire 'cool' wedding photo backdrop

It was smoke on the water and fire in the eyes for a newlywed couple, who toasted their nuptials with some one-of-a-kind wedding snaps.

Third smolt release coming up

Third smolt release coming up

Salmon stocks in Otago Harbour are to be boosted later this month courtesy of a community-run project that aims to improve fish numbers from its base in Sawyers Bay.

Messing around in boats; fish a bonus

Messing around in boats; fish a bonus

The Otago Daily Times had heard the fishing was good on Otago Harbour this week. But, being dedicated journalists, we decided not to take anybody else's word for it.

Fishing prospects good after flat spell

Fishing prospects good after flat spell

For the first time in three years, Otago Harbour fishermen are feeling positive about their summer fishing season.

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