Mark Price

Replacing bridges

Replacing bridges

Work on replacing two 83-year-old rail bridges at Burkes Bay, on the line between Dunedin and Port Chalmers, is due to begin next month.

Mosgiel shunted aside

Mosgiel shunted aside

Mosgiel commuters will not have the option of taking the train into Dunedin on Walk to Work day next month because of their lack of support last time.

Development of Regent escapes DCC budget cuts

Development of Regent escapes DCC budget cuts

Regent Theatre Trust chairman Mike Shield is "quite relieved" the $6.4 million redevelopment of the theatre has emerged unaffected by the Dunedin City Council's budget cuts.

Telecom's head fronts in Dunedin

Telecom chief executive Dr Paul Reynolds will announce in Dunedin this afternoon details of how Telecom will compensate its XT mobile phone customers for last week's network outage.

'Suspected upstart' retires after 50 years

'Suspected upstart' retires after 50 years

When Fisher and Paykel employee Peter Hill arrived in Dunedin in 1968, he walked into a factory with a dirt floor, in places, that was still making cast-iron Shacklock coal ranges.

Mr Hill was a "suspected upstart" from Auckland whose brief was to help modernise and expand the range of products being made in Dunedin.

Public pressure may lead to 3D theatre in city

Public pressure may lead to 3D theatre in city

Hoyts Cinemas Ltd is considering adding another dimension to Dunedin's movie-going landscape.

Three-wheeled hog rumbles into town

Three-wheeled hog rumbles into town

 

A new variety of Harley-Davidson motorcycle has arrived in Dunedin ahead of most other cities in the world.

Drove burning car to turnoff

Drove burning car to turnoff

A Holden utility was badly damaged when it burst into flames in Cumberland St, near the Andersons Bay Rd intersection, in Dunedin, yesterday morning.

Identity fraud real risk

Identity fraud real risk

One of the first things American public speaker John Sileo did on his return to Dunedin this month was buy a paper shredder.

Building in line for changes

Building in line for changes

One of the more decorative but less well known buildings in Dunedin's lower Stuart St is in line for some form of redevelopment.