Upcoming Events and Operations

1 May - 30 September 2014
Due to fish spawning, there are no planned river works being undertaken between May 1 and September 30. Work is restricted during this period to the removal of debris from dams for flood mitigation purposes where necessary.

Regional Public Transport Plan - Drop in clinic
Friday 1 August 3-5pm, Mosgiel Library.
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Have Your Say

We welcome your input on plans and strategies under development.


Draft Otago Regional Public Transport Plan 2014
Otago people are invited to have their say on proposed developments to the regions public transport network. The draft Regional Public Transport Plan sets out the framework for managing public transport services in Otago. Submissions close on Friday 22 August 2014.
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Proposed Plan Change 4B (Groundwater allocation)
The ORC has released the Summary of Decisions Requested on Proposed Plan Change 4B (Groundwater allocation) to the Regional Plan: Water. Further submissions closed on Friday 11 July 2014.
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Otago Regional Policy Statement – Review
The Otago Regional Policy Statement (RPS) guides resource management in the region and provides direction for changes to district and regional plans. Feedback has now been received and can be viewed here.
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What's Happening

Gypsy Week
The Otago Regional Council (ORC) is urging dairy farmers, sharemilkers, and truckies to keep southern roads and waterways effluent-free and safe over coming weeks
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Telephone Details Call us: 03 474 0827 
Toll Free: 0800 474 082 
Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm
Fax +64 3 479 0015
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Pollution Hotline
0800 800 033
Use the pollution hotline to report incidents of pollution to air, land or water. More info »

River Flow Information
0800 426 463
Otago river, lake and rainfall information
Otago Regional Council

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Dunedin 9054

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