Hamish McNeilly

No evidence of stalls on-selling produce

Speculation that an Otago Farmers Market stallholder may be on-selling produce not grown by them has been quashed.

Maori fisheries trust maintains indigenous whaling support

A Maori fisheries trust has no plans to pull its support of whaling for indigenous people, and supported scientific research by the Japanese to determine whale numbers.

Bins put takeaways off seagull menu

Seagulls will have to go elsewhere for their takeaways, now that the Dunedin City Council has installed new rubbish bins along John Wilson Ocean Dr, designed to keeping rubbish in and scavengers out.

Attempted murder complaint made

Attempted murder complaint made

The New Zealand representative of the anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd met police in Auckland yesterday to lodge a criminal complaint of attempted murder against the captain of a ship from the Japanese whaling fleet.

Veteran driver (92) has no plans to curb activity

Veteran driver (92) has no plans to curb activity

June Burr has held a driver's licence for more than 60 years, and has no plans to stop getting behind the wheel.

Holiday job-seekers up 13%

Holiday job-seekers up 13%

The number of young people applying for working holiday schemes is rising and is set to provide an increasing supply of labour for the agriculture, horticulture and viticulture industries.

Chirpspace microbloggers meet up in real world

Chirpspace microbloggers meet up in real world

Twitter-tweeting digital world networkers met face-to-face as part of a "tweet-up" in Dunedin yesterday.

Anti-whaling vessel may visit Dunedin

Anti-whaling vessel may visit Dunedin

Anti-whaling vessel the Steve Irwin is tipped to visit Dunedin for fuel and repairs following its campaign against the Japanese whaling fleet in Antarctic waters.

More on track for spectacular walks

More on track for spectacular walks

There are some great walks in Otago and Southland, including the Milford, Routeburn, Kepler and Rakiura Tracks. Hamish McNeilly reports on the growing popularity of the walks by domestic and overseas tourists.

Minnie Dean gravestone remains mystery

Minnie Dean gravestone remains mystery

The mystery of who installed an unauthorised gravestone to mark the burial site of convicted child murderer Minnie Dean remains just that - a mystery.