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.
Right on schedule, sizeable salmon are running in Otago Harbour, heralding the start of the summer fishing season.
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.
Two Dunedin brothers have been in a prime position to witness changes on Otago Harbour in recent years. Kim Dungey reports.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For the first time in three years, Otago Harbour fishermen are feeling positive about their summer fishing season.
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.
The Dunedin City Council is to consider more modest plans for a possible "landmark" bridge, linking the central city and harbourside area, and bringing the project forward.
The upper Otago Harbour could become home to a series of man-made islands - one as large as 30ha - if a Dunedin group gets its way.
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.
Effects of Port Otago's Next Generation project will be avoided or mitigated by proposed conditions and an environmental monitoring plan, Port Otago's counsel told a hearing panel yesterday.
Due to the sheer volume of material to be dredged as part of the proposed widening and deepening of Otago Harbour's channel, an alternative disposal site is needed, Port Otago general manager infrastructure Lincoln Coe says.
Logan Park High School pupil Jared Anderson (16) and Columba College pupil Cate Butcher (16) run tests on water extracted from Otago Harbour near the Otago Yacht Club yesterday.
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.