Farmers are frustrated and conservationists say the Otago Regional Council could be headed down a path to legal woe.
A national proposal to shorten the duration of resource consents is "short-sighted", an Otago regional councillor says.
Transport needs to be pushed up the Otago Regional Council’s priority list, a regional councillor says.
The first step in the Otago Regional Council complying with Environment Minister David Parker’s requests following a review of its planning processes has been taken.
Becoming a member of an organisation that funds local governments is a “no-brainer”, an Otago regional councillor says.
After more than a decade of searching, the Otago Regional Council expects to make an announcement about a new headquarters soon.
Despite some passionate input from the public, the Otago Regional Council has declined to continue funding the Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust.
The Otago Regional Council’s significant rates rise just got bigger.
Court costs for water plan changes at the Environment Court could easily run into the millions and should be paid from Otago Regional Council reserves, Federated Farmers says.
If the Otago Regional Council had followed its own policies, Lake Hayes water quality would not have degraded as severely as it did, a Wakatipu Basin resident says.
Bus fares should cost $1 across Otago to get more people riding the buses, a youth-led climate organisation says.
Otago Regional Council councillors, meeting in Dunedin, get down to the business of hearing from more than 100 local people and groups, all eager to influence decision-making on the council’s...
The Southern District Health Board has urged the Otago Regional Council to reconsider the proposed pause of its air quality work.
Otago regional councillors have voted to lobby central government for national changes to standards for carbon forestry.
New provisions protecting natural inland wetlands, rivers and fish passages are now enshrined in the Otago Regional Council’s Water for Otago regional plan.
Climatic differences and air quality concerns should influence proposed new insulation standards in New Zealand homes, says the Otago Regional Council.
An apology has been issued after Otago Regional Council consultation documents were not delivered to large swathes of Otago.
A significant report on the trends of water quality in Otago’s rivers and lakes in the past two decades has proved difficult to understand, some regional councillors say.
A $3 charge to SuperGold card holders who forget to tag off the bus is not intended as a penalty, Otago Regional Council transport manager Garry Maloney says.
An old conflict that ripped apart the Otago Regional Council has returned with accusations of defamatory comments and "valley politics".