Otago regional councillors are willing to explore the ways the council can help to develop an integrated regional cycle trail network, saying it is important both for local economies and community...
The consent application for a proposed new landfill south of Dunedin is on hold while the Otago Regional Council seeks more information from the Dunedin City Council.
Southland is getting a "free lunch" by not contributing any funding to the Otago Regional Rescue Helicopter service, one Otago regional councillor says.
"Education-first" has remained the Otago Regional Council’s key approach for implementing new national freshwater standards.
A stand of newly planted willow trees along the Taieri River has sparked concerns from a local resident who fears they could cause severe damage in the river’s next flood.
Public submissions on proposed regional water plan changes in Otago are in, and it seems most correspondents are not happy with them.
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.
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.