University of Otago geology PhD candidate Jonathan Griffin studies the Hyde trench at the foot of the Rock and Pillar range near Dunedin.
An independent investigator has cleared Otago regional councillor Michael Laws of wrongdoing in a code of conduct complaint against him by the council chief executive.
The University of Otago has started planting Crown land on Otago Peninsula as it creates an outdoor classroom to study native ecosystems.
The incompetence of the previous leadership at the Otago Regional Council has led to an outrageous burden on both farmers and conservationists, Otago Fish & Game says.
Insurance companies could pursue Network Waitaki if they believe the lines company is to blame for the Lake Ohau fire that destroyed 48 homes and caused an estimated $35million damage last year.
If the complaint against him is upheld, councillors around New Zealand will be gagged from publicly criticising staff, Otago regional councillor Michael Laws says.
The Brighton Caravan Park has been sold and the nearly 20 people who live there have until the middle of February to find a new home.
The Otago Regional Council says it is too soon to say if its new headquarters will be Green Star rated.
The Otago Regional Council received 295 submissions on the Dunedin City Council consent application for a new landfill south of Dunedin for the city’s municipal waste.
A woman suffered serious injuries after she was ejected from a moving car in Waterfront Rd, Oamaru, last night.
After a heated debate over the management of the Manuherikia River, the next area of interest for the Otago Regional Council could feel like a dive in a glacier-fed alpine stream.
More than 100 resource consent applications are affected by the Environment Court’s plan change 7 decision, the Otago Regional Council says.
An ecumenical service was held at Knox Church, in Dunedin, last night to celebrate 75 years of theological study at the University of Otago.
Unusual behaviour among snapper, increased fire risk, and retreating glaciers could all be part of a coming "heatwave summer".
Submissions close on a landfill proposed for south of Dunedin today, but any hearing on the matter will not be until next year, the Otago Regional Council says.
Port Otago tugs manoeuvre container ship SFL Maui towards the Port Chalmers container berth at dawn yesterday.
Shifting deadlines and a minor rejigging of the work programme isn't enough to delay work to help the ORC set minimum flow rates for the Manuherikia River, the woman leading the group thrashing out the science says.
A modest St Clair bungalow has sold for more than $2 million in what is believed to be a record for the area.