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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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Leaders' Brief - April 2015
The Leaders Brief is ORC’s bi-monthly e-newsletter. It profiles decisions and initiatives under action by the ORC.
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Waterlines - Autumn 2015
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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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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Weekly update about the likelihood of hot dry weather conditions.
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We welcome your input on plans and strategies under development.


Long Term Plan 2015 - 2025
Play your part in the future of our region by reading the Long Term Plan Consultation Document and making a submission. Future generations will be grateful for your involvement.
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Draft Otago Southland Regional Land Transport Plans 2015 - 2021
On 4 February 2015, the Otago Regional Transport Committee publicly notified the draft Otago Regional Land Transport Plan 2015 - 2021. The document proposes the strategic direction for land transport in Otago and Southland, and lists activities for the next three years (by NZTA and local authorities) which are recommended by for funding from the National Land Transport Fund.
Otago Regional Council has now approved the plan.
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Southern Clams Limited Resource Consent Application RM14.106
The Otago Regional Council has received an application from Southern Clams Limited for resource consents to establish three aquaculture sites within Otago Harbour.
Submissions closed on Friday 20th March 2015.
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