Further road widening work on the lower Otago Peninsula road can now begin after consents were granted for the next stages of the project.
Community-based groups seeking to improve water quality in their areas have asked the Otago Regional Council for support and funding.
Greater discounts for students and those on low incomes are needed to get more people on buses, interest groups say.
Otago Harbour users, frustrated by increasing access difficulties to wharves and pontoons because of silt on the harbour bed, want the Otago Regional Council to help find a solution.
A coastal walkway from Cargill's Castle to Tunnel Beach would be a great tourist attraction, Cargill's Castle Trust says.
Dunedin communications and human resources businesswoman Jane Leahy has been appointed to the new role of stakeholder engagement director at the Otago Regional Council.
Trying to find the root cause of road accidents is behind a $100,000 study being led by the Otago Regional Council.
Suggested flow levels to protect fish life in the Tokomairiro River should not greatly affect those who take water for irrigation, stock use and industry, the Otago Regional Council says.
Luggate residents have again come out fighting against a proposed solar sludge-drying facility near their town, this time through the formal consultation process.
The next three and a-half years will probably be a busy time for oil and gas exploration off the Otago coast, New Zealand Petroleum & Minerals revealed last night.
The Otago Regional Council yesterday confirmed the Arrow River has tested positive for didymo.
Funding for the further development of cycle lane options proposed for Dunedin's one-way system has passed its first hurdle.
More ''stringent'' approach to development on hazard-prone land is being signalled by the Otago Regional Council.
Dredging may be the most practical way of reducing toxic algae blooms in the Tomahawk lagoons, an Otago Regional Council report says.
Nearly 2000 resource management inspections and audits have not been completed as the Otago Regional Council struggles to keep up with heavy workloads caused by legislation changes.
A separated cycle lane is to be installed on the north side of Musselburgh Rise through the Musselburgh shopping area, as part of the South Dunedin cycle network.
If the Otago Regional Council decides to transfer its public transport responsibilities to the Dunedin City Council, its transport role in Queenstown could be up for discussion as well.
Health and safety needs to be more proactively managed by the Otago Regional Council, councillor Trevor Kempton says.
Corstophine bus users are happy but those on Otago Peninsula are puzzled by the Otago Regional Council's latest decision on public bus routes.
The Otago Regional Council is being forced to spend more than $100,000 on a temporary footbridge across the Water of Leith when at least two other options for crossing the waterway are nearby.