Rosie Manins

Bid to rid Macandrew Bay of campers

Bid to rid Macandrew Bay of campers

Macandrew Bay may soon be free of freedom campers: residents' opposition has prompted the Otago Peninsula Community Board to seek immediate changes to the Dunedin City Council's trial of designated freedom camping locations.

'Layback' could cost manager

'Layback' could cost manager

A stag night request has landed a Dunedin duty bar manager in trouble with police.

First home performance advisers

Dunedin residents wanting warmer, drier homes can now get independent advice from the city's first certified home performance advisers.

Tourette's support group being set up in Dunedin

A support group for Otago people with Tourette's syndrome and their families is being established in Dunedin.

Mill workers 'fingers crossed'

Otago workers of Southern Cross Forest Products are hoping the business will be bought as a going concern and they will retain their jobs.

Dirt row weighs heavy on group

A year-long dispute threatening the existence of a 90-year-old community group is yet to be resolved.

iD Fashion moves forward

iD Fashion moves forward

On the eve of the 15th iD Dunedin Fashion Show, Rosie Manins takes a look back at highlights from its history.

Otago timber jobs in jeopardy

Otago timber jobs in jeopardy

Hundreds of Otago workers face an uncertain future after Southern Cross Forest Products Ltd was placed in receivership yesterday.

Tension as family still living in Kiev

Tension as family still living in Kiev

Olga Shevtsova has more riding on the Ukraine situation than most Dunedin residents.

'Marvellous' life together for 70 years

'Marvellous' life together for 70 years

Seventy years ago, in a cold, 13th-century church, Fred Shield and Grace Suley said ''I do'' amidst the chaos of war-torn England.