Tim Miller

Space launch near for balloon

Space launch near for balloon

Dunedin's space programme is ready to launch its first mission to the edge of space, with the final testing of equipment due this weekend.

Burger was bitten, customer claims

Burger was bitten, customer claims

A visit to a Burger King drive-through has left a Dunedin woman with a bad taste after a burger she ordered had the tell-tale signs of having been sampled by someone else.

State housing in demand

State housing in demand

Unaffordable rental property in Dunedin is driving lower-income families into social housing, with one property manager saying the situation could get worse if rental properties are required to lift their standards.

Healthy food on DCC agenda

Healthy food on DCC agenda

Healthy food may soon be found next to the chocolate bars and soft drinks in council buildings, as the Dunedin City Council looks at trialling healthier food options.

Beggars on streets of Dunedin

Beggars on streets of Dunedin

People are begging for money on Dunedin streets and social services are helping more people with nowhere to sleep, as the city's most vulnerable struggle on the margins. 

Council thrift worries boards

Council thrift worries boards

As Dunedin city councillors consider spending for the coming year, community board leaders hope small projects in their areas are not overlooked.

Clock facelift for Iona bell tower

Clock facelift for Iona bell tower

The Iona Church clock face is about to receive some much-needed care and attention after more than 100 years of neglect.

Mosgiel to get speciality British food store

Mosgiel to get speciality British food store

The British are coming - well, their food is anyway.

Serious business of racing fast toys

Serious business of racing fast toys

Nick Pow is the first to admit his hobby may seem a bit silly, but he and his radio control car club mates take it seriously. Tim Miller reports.

Keen young referee organises tournament

Keen young referee organises tournament

Pulling on an All Blacks jersey is a dream of many young boys across New Zealand, but Dunedin schoolboy Jack Buchan has a slightly different rugby dream.