Fears about the looming extinction of a native galaxiid fish species, and related problems with underfunding at the Department of Conservation, surfaced during the hearing on the Kye Burn river...
Co-founder of the City Rise Up community group Meg Davidson is "outraged" bus shelters have been removed, before next week’s Otago Regional Council vote over a discontinued section of bus route.
People in Otago are being encouraged to take part in the latest annual nationwide Garden Bird Survey, which starts today and ends on July 2.
Water consultant Dr Richard Allibone has highlighted exciting opportunities to better protect aquatic life in the Kye Burn.
An Otago Regional Council recommendation on residual flows in the Kye Burn river could spark a ''perverse outcome'', undermining years of hard work to develop a farmer water-sharing group.
Several positive features can be seen in the Government's approach to child protection services but more focus on countering poverty and social inequalities is needed.
University of Otago anatomy department head is 'excited' about a genetic pest control approach where females pass on genes causing males to be infertile.
Award-winning Aleisha Lord is not only the ''first'' student but also the last for University of Otago teacher of French Dr Pat Duffy.
The co-founders of the City Rise Up community group in Dunedin are determined to keep fighting a "heartless" decision not to reinstate the bus serving a high-density part of the area.
Dunedin lawyer and researcher Warren Forster is challenging "contradictions" and a "disturbing" lack of transparency in ACC figures on the number of claims it says it declines.
An Otago Regional Council committee yesterday supported restoring a bus connection between the Dunedin suburbs of Concord and Green Island, and there is ''a glimmer of hope'' links with South Dunedin could be reinstated.
The Otago Regional Council will establish an office at Frankton in a ''very positive step forward'' for the Queenstown Lakes District and the council.
Some of the memorable personalities who were part of a vibrant community at Otakou in 1840 were brought back to life in a theatrical performance at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum yesterday.
Twice as many Otago sheep, beef and dairy farmers now say they need more information on how to minimise the impact of their farms on water quality and to comply with rules in the Otago water plan.
The proposed loss of many bus stops near the Octagon will come as a ''shock'' to some bus users when the central Dunedin bus hub goes ahead.
NZ Transport Agency coastal Otago maintenance contract manager Nicholas Rodger took the hands-on approach yesterday.
The Greater South Dunedin Action Group has received a strong mandate to advocate for the area’s "community interests".
Passionate Milton bird fancier and breeder Isobel Robinson knows what it’s like to have flown to the top of the bird show pecking order, but also knows when it’s time to just fold your wings and move on.
Jacqui Hamilton shows her granddaughter Marci Fleury some of her mosaic offerings at the Fairfield Craft Market at Fairfield Community Hall yesterday morning.
A London vicar and qualified medical doctor, the Rev Dr Steven Benford, has been elected as the next Anglican bishop of Dunedin.