A 120-year-old macrocarpa felled by strong winds last month will soon get a new lease of life.
The hills of Otago Peninsula were alive with College Street School, Dunedin, pupils yesterday, as part of a field trip to view the area's sights.
A restored visitors map displaying the topography and tourism attractions of the Otago Peninsula has been unveiled by Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull.
A suggestion that an already-deferred Otago Peninsula cycleway project might mss out on future funding has upset Peninsula Community Board deputy chairwoman Christine Garey.
Parts of the $35.5 million cycleway, seawall and road-widening project on Otago Peninsula in Dunedin are in need of repair and probably design changes after a lashing by Mother Nature.
A wave of plastic-coated parking receipts washing up on Quarantine Island - some almost a decade old - shows something is not right in Otago Harbour, an island resident says.
Police are investigating a series of thefts and reports of prowlers in three communities on Otago Peninsula.
Dunedin City Council contractors have been working during the night - quite literally - while carrying out a $375,000 repair job on a damaged sewer on Otago Peninsula.
Construction of the next stages in the Otago Peninsula cycleway is under way, but at least one frustrated motorist is calling for the work to be accelerated or halted completely.
A community-driven effort to reduce possum numbers on Otago Peninsula is off to a strong start, Otago Peninsula Biodiversity Group project manager Richard Wilson says.
International reptile thieves may have again targeted Otago Peninsula. Two Germans have been arrested and charged with being involved in the illegal trade of jewelled geckos from the area.
While avian diphtheria hit some Otago Peninsula populations of yellow-eyed penguins hard, overall the breeding season on Otago's coast has been very positive, the Department of Conservation says.
Funding for the Otago Peninsula cycleway remains under a cloud, despite confirmation the New Zealand Transport Agency will contribute fully to the next stage of the $35.5 million project.
For the second year in a row, the albatross colony at Taiaroa Head has two female birds raising a chick.
Future funding for the Otago Peninsula cycleway is up in the air, with New Zealand Transport Agency staff deciding today whether to continue full financial support for the latest step in the project.
Work on reducing possum numbers on Otago Peninsula will begin in March thanks to a grant from the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board.
Losing a chip to a red-billed gull might be frustrating, but you need to look at it as a contribution towards saving a nationally vulnerable species.
Public concern over any loss of access to the Pilots Beach reserve, on Otago Peninsula, has emerged, as a proposal for a tourism venture at the beach heads for a resource consent hearing.