Public submissions on proposed regional water plan changes in Otago are in, and it seems most correspondents are not happy with them.
There will be no pay rise for Otago regional councillors for now.
Compliance checks have shown most landowners are doing the right thing in Otago, but work will be needed in order to comply with new rules.
Sixteen more staff will be required to ensure the region complies with the new national freshwater standards, the Otago Regional Council says.
A plan proposed by Aurora Energy will have negative effects on the environment and people’s financial wellbeing and health, the Otago Regional Council says.
The Otago Regional Council has spent $6.7 million on consultants and lawyers in the past 11 months.
Former Environment Minister, Marian Hobbs, has been ousted as chairwoman of an Otago Regional Council divided and damned over its management of water. How did it come to this? Bruce Munro investigates.
The Otago Regional Council is adding its voice to the chorus of concern about the bottled-water industry.
Regional councils have a legal obligation to protect the environment for future generations, writes Martin Taylor.
A push to sideline some councillors from deciding whether Otago Regional Council chairwoman Marian Hobbs should be removed from her role has been labelled absurd.
Otago Regional Council chairwoman Marian Hobbs says she has no show of holding on to the role but she will not quit.
The Otago Regional Council will not follow in the footsteps of the Wellington Regional Council and Auckland Transport, which have both dropped cash sales on public transport.
The Otago Regional Council has issued a warning to stay out of Lake Hayes.
A regional council panel has defended its recommendation to not fund the Dunedin Wildlife Hospital in a move which "astounded'' the facility's trust.
The Otago Regional Council has made an offer on a city council-owned car park on Dowling St, signalling movement in its long-awaited new head office development.
School representatives have been left angry and confused following a meeting with senior ORC members, who have again refused to make changes to the Otago Peninsula bus service.
A group of Upper Clutha farmers are not ruling out legal action to make the Otago Regional Council "adhere to its responsibilities", a group representative says.
The Otago Regional Council is looking for a potential repeat offender after Kaikorai Stream was recently polluted with paint, the second such contamination in a year.
Standing down after 27 years on the Otago Regional Council, Louise Croot refuses to say she is retiring.
The Otago Regional Council has appealed the decision to allow a developer to build two units on the site of an uninhabitable flood-damaged South Dunedin house.