Eileen Goodwin

Taylor credits staff, partners, wife for success

Taylor credits staff, partners, wife for success Dunedin's Ian Taylor says he is not especially skilled or talented, but has taken opportunities when they presented themselves.

Top honour for Dunedin artist

Top honour for Dunedin artist Dunedin artist Ralph Hotere has been appointed to the Order of New Zealand for services to his country.

Champions of our rare dolphins

Champions of our rare dolphins

They live together and fight togther - for the plight of Hector's dolphins. Eileen Goodwin speaks to Liz Slooten and Steve Dawson about their partnership at home and at work.

Doctors busy

Demand for Dunedin Urgent Doctors and Accident Centre has been slightly up on previous years, boosted by international visitors in the city, practice manager Martin Chamberlain says.

'He took it really hard, he struggled to cope'

'He took it really hard, he struggled to cope'

The fight to keep his daughter's killer behind bars exacted a heavy price mentally and physically on Owaka man Bevan Smith, who has died aged 60.

Caution over calm ocean conditions

Caution over calm ocean conditions

Lake-like calm sea conditions can be deceiving, and swimmers should not let down their guard, Surf Lifesaving New Zealand Otago-Southland club development officer Steph Laughton says.

Researcher honoured as lichen move into limelight

Researcher honoured as lichen move into limelight

Dunedin lichenologist Dr David Galloway nearly deleted an email announcing his election to a prestigious European art and science body, assuming it was spam.

Dinners draw hundreds

Dinners draw hundreds

Hundreds of people shared Christmas dinner at charity lunches in Dunedin and Mosgiel yesterday.

Marked rise in attendence this Christmas

Marked rise in attendence this Christmas

Church attendance this Christmas is up significantly on previous years, the dean of St Paul's Cathedral, the Very Rev Dr Trevor James says.

'The family's best Christmas present'

'The family's best Christmas present'

Although yesterday was her due date, Olivia Dick's parents did not think she would arrive on Christmas Day.