Rosie Manins

Meridian matter of fact about low lake, river levels

Low lake levels throughout Otago mean electricity suppliers may face winter with below-average storage levels.

First event lure for label lovers

First event lure for label lovers

Fashion fever hits Dunedin today at the start of iD Dunedin Fashion Week.

An Australian in Paris

An Australian in Paris

Martin Grant is arguably Australia's most successful fashion export, and this weekend he lands in New Zealand for the first time. Rosie Manins caught up with the Paris-based designer before he journeyed to Dunedin as this year's international guest of the 15th anniversary iD Dunedin Fashion Show.

Another cycle lane option on table

Another cycle lane option on table

Up to $4.5 million may be spent on a new cycle system in central Dunedin.

Kindergarten milestone

Kindergarten milestone

University of Otago professor Helen May launches her book about 125 years of kindergarten in Dunedin at the Dunedin Kindergarten Association general meeting in St Clair this week.

Jones for iD awards panel

Another internationally renowned fashion leader is joining the ranks of this year's iD Dunedin Fashion Week judges.

Kiwi rations fuel climber for attempt on K2

Kiwi rations fuel climber for attempt on K2

Former Dunedin mountaineer Chris Jensen Burke carries a taste of home when scaling the world's highest peaks.

Movies come to Middlemarch

Films are now being screened in Middlemarch at the community's redeveloped hall.

Crime in Otago dropping

Crime in Otago dropping

Overall crime in Otago is dropping, despite a recent spike in robbery and extortion convictions.

Hope Otago will benefit from boost

Hope Otago will benefit from boost

A nationwide umbrella approach to boosting tourism will mean more money injected into Otago, industry leaders say.