THE Otago Regional Council’s governance level forum with its Māori partners has now officially expanded.
A crucial report on the Manuherikia River has been delayed and it will now be nearly a year after calling for the work to be done before Otago regional councillors see it.
The "initial findings" of an investigation into the Otago Regional Council are in, but neither the environment minister nor the council is releasing them yet.
The Otago Regional Council says $3.4 million has been spent in an ongoing clean-up of summer flooding that inundated large parts of Fiordland, Southland and South and West Otago more than two years...
Despite calls to halve the proposed rates rise and put a hiring freeze in place, regional councillors have confirmed an 18% increase for Otago next year.
No report was produced as a result of mediation between councillors and Otago Regional Council staff, the council’s chairman says.
Is it going too far to visualise Otago Regional Council chief executive Sarah Gardner breathing a huge sigh of relief, starting a cheerful whistle and kicking up her heels as she walks out the...
Otago Regional Council chief executive Sarah Gardner says she is leaving the council in "good heart".
Undesirable media coverage of the Otago Regional Council could be hampering its ability to attract staff and contractors, the chief executive says.
An Otago regional councillor has been criticised online for "sexist" remarks.
Continuing unedifying spats between some councillors and management at various Otago Regional Council meetings will do nothing to improve public perception about the organisation.
Setting a bar when users must stop taking water from a river is only an "ambulance at the bottom of the cliff", the Otago Regional Council says.
A mediator will be called in to sort out the trouble at the top of the Otago Regional Council.
A "video ref" is being called in to see who is right, as Otago regional councillors and the chief executive continue to be at odds.
The Office of the Auditor-general will not investigate allegations of improper behind-the-scenes dealings of an Otago regional councillor.
An Otago Regional Council general manager lost his cool at councillors, accused them of piling on the work, and called one resolution a "load of rubbish" at a meeting yesterday.
Community rabbit control programmes, planting for water quality, or native planting in areas cleared of wilding pines are a focus in a revamped Eco Fund offered by the Otago Regional Council.
Extra buses on some school routes are being considered for Dunedin after the start of the school year resulted in the number of children taking public transport in the city doubling last week.
Retired High Court Judge Sir Graham Panckhurst has agreed to lead an inquiry into the Otago Regional Council, the council’s chairman says.
Elected officials from both the Dunedin City and Otago Regional Councils say they should work harder to be synchronised about crucial concerns such as public transport.