Emergency Management Otago

New alert system inbound

By TRACEY ROXBURGH A new two-way communication tool’s being introduced to Otago region, following a trial in Queenstown’s Kelvin Heights, among other places, over the past year. ‘Gets Ready’ was set up in the Selwyn District after the Canterbury earthquakes and...

Flood resilience work underway

By TRACEY ROXBURGH While Otago Regional Council’s started ‘‘flood resilience’’ work in Glenorchy, the town’s community association chair says there’s more to be done. ORC’s carrying out vegetation clearance and channel realignment to improve drainage from Lagoon Creek and the Rees...
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