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6A guides
Council is producing a series of factsheets to inform and educate land users about Plan Change 6A.
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Waterlines - Summer 2014
Waterlines, a newsletter on rural water issues around Otago, is published three times a year. It aims to keep farmers and other water users informed and updated with catchment community news.
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Leaders' Brief - September 2014
The Leaders Brief is ORC’s bi-monthly e-newsletter. It profiles decisions and initiatives under action by the ORC.
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Otagowide Magazine — August 2014
ORC news from around the region.
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Environmental education events newsletter
This newsletter covers a range of environmental activities happening in and around Dunedin targeting the community and schools.
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Bus Alert - Concord area buses
A short section of Mulford Street is closed between Emerson
and Morton Streets which affects Concord area buses.  Buses
will now be travelling via Emerson Street at the junction with
Main South Road (near the Concord Inn), then back onto
Mulford St, until further notice.

What's happening - events and operations

Upper Clutha flood and erosion hazards meeting
Thursday 4 December - 7.30pm, Golden Gate Lodge, Cromwell.
Find out more about the flood and erosion risks for your property.
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2014-15 rates assessment
The 2014-15 rates assessments are out now. To view our rates information page click here, or download the 2014-15 rates assessment brochure below.

2014-15 rates assessment brochure (1 MB)

Have Your Say

We welcome your input on plans and strategies under development.


Otago Regional Policy Statement Review (RPS review)
The RPS sets the direction for future management of Otago's natural and physical resources. The ORC are now receiving comments on the RPS Consultation Draft.
Comments close on Friday 19 December 2014.
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Draft Significance and Engagement Policy
This policy provides guidelines for determining the level of significance of any proposals and issues that the council may be dealing with.
Comments are now closed.
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Consultation Draft of Proposed Plan Change 3C (Waiwera catchment minimum flow)
Changes seek to set a primary allocation limit and minimum flow for the Waiwera catchment, along with a supplementary minimum flow to manage future allocation. The period for providing feedback on the Consultation Draft of Proposed Plan Change 3C (Waiwera catchment minimum flow) is now closed.
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