Hamish McNeilly

Invercargill council CEO charged after crash

Invercargill council CEO charged after crash

Invercargill City Council chief execut ive Richard King is "shocked and dismayed" following a car accident on Friday which has left him facing a drink-driving charge.

Corstorphine House to close

Corstorphine House to close

It has hosted royalty and movie stars, but the $790-a-night luxury boutique hotel Corstorphine House is set to close its doors this week with the loss of 12 jobs.

Airline could do more for Dunedin

Air New Zealand's plans to offer special student standby flights from Dunedin was good for students, but the airline could still be doing more for the city, a civic leader says.

$39 student standby air fares tipped

$39 student standby air fares tipped

Air New Zealand is planning to launch a campaign offering University of Otago students special standby fares from Dunedin.

Potential of Maori tourism examined

Potential of Maori tourism examined

Traditional Maori food and a contemporary Maori art centre are among the ideas to come out of a new report on the potential of Maori tourism for Dunedin.

Toddy is a shake, Robbie and roll

Toddy is a shake, Robbie and roll

A splash of whisky, some homemade jelly and a dash of inspiration in the form of a Robbie Burns poem could be the winning recipe for a Dunedin bartender ready to compete in a national final to find the best whisky cocktail.

Cruise ships' bird black-out

It may be lights out for cruise ships plying southern waters this season, following reports of unwanted passengers arriving under the cover of darkness.

Lucky escape as car crashes into house

Lucky escape as car crashes into house

A Dunedin woman who was thrown metres into the air when a car crashed through her living-room yesterday afternoon, was grateful her 2-year-old grandson had left the room just moments before the accident.

Stabbing inquiry hindered

Stabbing inquiry hindered

Police investigations into an alleged stabbing on Thursday night have been hampered by unco-operative witnesses.

Air NZ service not underwritten

Air NZ service not underwritten

Air New Zealand has confirmed it is not underwriting transtasman flights from Rotorua despite comments to the contrary from chief executive Rob Fyfe.