Funding of $1.3 million has been confirmed by the New Zealand Transport Agency for the next stage of the Otago Harbour cycleway to Port Chalmers.
The Otago Daily Times had heard the fishing was good on Otago Harbour this week. But, being dedicated journalists, we decided not to take anybody else's word for it.
Despite extensive opposition to Port Otago's Next Generation Project, the company has been granted resource consent to dredge Otago Harbour and dispose of the soil at sea.
Salmon stocks in Otago Harbour are to be boosted later this month courtesy of a community-run project that aims to improve fish numbers from its base in Sawyers Bay.
A war of words has erupted over cockle harvesting in Otago Harbour, with claims and counterclaims concerning research which concluded the fishery is not sustainable.
Last year proved to be a very interesting one with such a large number of vessels calling here for the first time. And the last of these to enter the harbour was the attractive Spirit of Adventure, which was berthed at Port Chalmers last Thursday and Friday.
Restoring a historic building on an island in the middle of Otago Harbour is no mean feat, says former Quarantine Island caretaker Kathy Morrison.
It was smoke on the water and fire in the eyes for a newlywed couple, who toasted their nuptials with some one-of-a-kind wedding snaps.
Three of the main heavy industries in the harbour area of Dunedin say they could be put out of business by a Dunedin City Council proposal to rezone harbourside industrial land so it can be used for residential and commercial use.
The Dunedin City Council will consider costly improvements to Dunedin's water infrastructure to address fears chemicals leaching from former industrial sites are contributing to the contamination of Otago Harbour.
Workers at two businesses in the harbourside area of Dunedin will meet today to discuss the implications of the Dunedin City Council's proposed plan change 7: harbourside.
An armada of large cruise ships will head towards New Zealand next season, bringing tens of thousands of visitors, who are expected to pump millions of dollars into the Dunedin economy.
The Ministry of Fisheries has given approval to a Dunedin-based company to conduct further research on harvesting cockles from Otago Harbour, following favourable research findings.
Two Dunedin brothers have been in a prime position to witness changes on Otago Harbour in recent years. Kim Dungey reports.
Showing pupils how chemistry relates to real life situations as well as building a picture of the health of Otago Harbour has won the Healthy Harbour Watchers the inaugural Otago Conservation Schools Award. Rebecca Fox talks to project facilitator Andrew Innes.
Two scientists involved with the first detailed mapping of the seabed off the coast of Otago say they are excited by the geological and biological information the survey has revealed.
Continued dredging of Otago Harbour will make an impact on its health but as it is a heavily modified harbour, it is a question of what the community can live with, University of Otago marine science Associate Professor Abby Smith says.
Right on schedule, sizeable salmon are running in Otago Harbour, heralding the start of the summer fishing season.
Otago Harbour was plugged at crucial points yesterday as part of a Maritime New Zealand training exercise aimed at stopping the spread of a simulated oil spill.