Legal advice sought by the regional council may have removed the last obstacle between the peninsula community and a bus service catering for school children.
Dunedin conservationist Graeme Loh says being honoured with a Forest & Bird award will push him harder in his conservation efforts.
Welcome to the deep freeze — the first half of this week across the South is expected to be better suited to brass monkeys than people trying to get to work.
They cannot even agree on their genre, but a Logan Park High School band was in-sync enough to win Otago’s Smokefree Rockquest at the weekend.
The Otago Regional Council’s chief executive signed off a non-notified consent for a Remarkables skifield extension that other council planners refused to.
Forest and Bird is contemplating legal action over the granting of a non-notified consent by the Otago Regional Council which would destroy a protected wetland at the Remarkables skifield.
An unknown object zipping through the air on the Dunedin’s Royal Albatross Colony’s webcam remainsa mystery as staff at thec entre are unable to identify it.
An unknown object zipping through the air on the Dunedin's Royal Albatross Colony's webcam remains a mystery as staff at the centre are unable to identify it.
The Department of Conservation's involvement in the destruction of a protected wetland on the Remarkables is part of the "constant nibbling away" of New Zealand biodiversity, Forest and Bird says.
A principal sponsor will bring financial security to Arts Festival Dunedin, its director says.
The Otago Regional Council granted consent for a Remarkables skifield extension on a protected wetland without notifying the public, documents reveal.
Maori entries top the list of potential names for the new star of the royal albatross webcam at Taiaroa Head.
Federated Farmers is praising the Otago Regional Council for turning its attention to urban water quality, saying rural areas have been the sole focus for too long.
Rats and hedgehogs top the list of animals trapped in the Halo Project, and now more focus is being placed on how it is improving the biodiversity of the area.
A Dunedin botanist is celebrating a find of a rare native mistletoe in her backyard as a small win in the war against possums.
The Otago Regional Council is nervous about leasing an unused depot it owns in Wanaka to a trust dedicated to the health of alpine lakes.
A free Dunedin central-city bus loop is still on the cards, but the regional council says it will not be involved.
Fish and Game is urging the regional council to better value Otago's "valuable introduced species".
Otago regional councillors have bowed to public pressure over concerns for the safety of school children and agreed to alter some Otago Peninsula bus routes.
Dunedin's wildlife hospital has missed out, but Predator Free Dunedin is among the winners as the Otago Regional Council finalises its long-term plan.