Businesses ‘‘can’t wait’’ for customers to return, and now, they don’t have to.
The leadership around the council table at the embattled Otago Regional Council lacks structure and clear expectations, an Otago regional councillor says.
Some of the high-voltage power lines that spanned from Port Chalmers to Portobello for 60 years-plus have been removed.
Inshore fishing trawlers lay moored at the Otakou wharf on the Otago Peninsula yesterday as Trawler Fishing’s Kane Matheson worked to shift fresh fish.
Text reminders for Covid-19 vaccine appointments are expected to recommence this week.
A petition calling for government commissioners to replace Otago regional councillors is now in the hands of the Environment Minister.
Taieri College’s 150th reunion will happen, but a year later than planned.
Dunedin pharmacies are reporting a ‘‘massive’’ amount of missed Covid-19 vaccination appointments as people forget to cancel bookings.
Some Otago bus drivers are finally receiving the living wage and have received a year’s back-pay, while others are still waiting.
Marian Hobbs’ time as an Otago regional councillor is set to end.
Some children will be able to return to school under Alert Level 3, but on-site learning will look "completely different", a Dunedin school principal says.
Failing to note a minimum flow for the Manuherikia River has been labelled a “delaying tactic” by Otago Fish & Game.
Otago people appear to have done less lockdown panic-buying compared with other parts of the country.
The $2 bus fare in Dunedin will continue, for now.
Rodger Whitson has had to start throwing away perfectly good produce as the reality of being a small business owner during lockdown sinks in.
More than 26,500 staff hours and $4.4 million in spending has not been enough for Otago regional councillors to feel confident in noting proposed minimum flows for the Manuherikia River.
Dunedin's $2 flat bus fare came at a significant cost but was successful in avoiding dramatic patronage loss due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Otago Regional Council says.
A group of adventurous soft toys have made a comeback in Mosgiel to put smiles on people’s faces during lockdown.
Enjoying a well-deserved ice-cream after finishing her school work for the day is Mila Cross (9), as the mercury hit 21degC in Mosgiel yesterday. It was a warm lockdown day across the regions.
Working from home is the new normal for southern councils as they adapt to Alert Level 4 conditions.