The public will be heard on the proposal for a landfill near Brighton, the Otago Regional Council says.
Leaving a committee meeting after a conflict of interest issue was raised by the council chief executive was a mistake, the Otago Regional Council's chairman now says.
Environment Minister David Parker and Otago Regional Council chairman Andrew Noone have had an ‘‘initial’’ conversation following the recent call from some around the council table for the minister...
The taking of hazardous waste from the South Dunedin Gasworks tar pit to the Green Island Landfill has not been repeated since it was trialled in the 1990s, a Dunedin City Council spokesman has...
Reams of red tape could be one factor stopping the Dunedin City Council from deciding how to deal with a toxic site underground in South Dunedin.
The bird’s-eye views that winter grazing monitoring flights give Otago Regional Council staff have revealed no major breaches on Otago farms this year.
Councils and Crown agencies are starting to play a bigger role in dealing with Otago’s rabbit problem, the Otago Regional Council says.
The Dunedin City Council has more than doubled its fleet of electric vehicles this year.
They began queuing early at the Otago Farmers Market this morning, but Delta Alert Level 2 restrictions could spell the end for some vendors, market manager Michele Driscoll says.
Genome sequencing has given hope to conservationists working with critically endangered kakapo.
Otago regional councillors grappled with perceptions of conflicts of interest at a regulatory committee meeting yesterday.
Long-term trends show Otago air quality is improving, but Otago regional councillors have raised concerns about the region’s regularly smoky skies.
The Great King St car park in central Dunedin could be opened up for after-hours parking for Dunedin Hospital staff.
A rāhui is in place at a Dunedin beach following the discovery of the body of a local surfer yesterday evening.
More than $2 million has been set aside to deal with a potentially significant toxic problem held underground in South Dunedin.
The controversial proposal for a landfill near Brighton Beach is back on track.
A person was taken to Dunedin Hospital after suffering from smoke inhalation in a house fire in Warrington on Saturday.
Weekend work has resumed to realign the rail line alongside State Highway 88 to Port Chalmers under Alert Level 3.
A person was taken to Dunedin Hospital after suffering from smoke inhalation in a house fire in Warrington today.
A paddleboarder was taken to Dunedin Hospital after suffering moderate neck injuries near Lawyers Head this afternoon.