Olivia Caldwell

Wingatui turf levelled

Wingatui racecourse groundsmen are keeping busy ahead of November's Melbourne Cup race day.

Postie marks 30 years on the job

Postie marks 30 years on the job

One of Mosgiel's long-serving posties celebrated 30 years in the job at the weekend and says mail delivery still has a future.

Attractions go down a treat

Attractions go down a treat

More than six thousand people gathered in Port Chalmers on Saturday for the Seafood Festival, which featured fine weather, celebrity entertainment and plenty of ... seafood.

Removal job goes awry

Removal job goes awry

Some Dunedin home owners received an unwelcome visitor when a furniture removal truck struck the side of their house on Saturday morning.

Cycleway 'will improve safety'

Cycleway 'will improve safety'

Dunedin cyclists will be safer if a dedicated cycleway is given the go-ahead by the Dunedin City Council, cycle advocates say.

Designer umbilical clips strike a chord

Designer umbilical clips strike a chord

Designer belly button clips are being sold by a Dunedin couple who are looking to take the concept worldwide.

Go you good things

Go you good things

Go you good things ... Team New Zealand is just one win away from winning the America's Cup.

Polyfest draws 5000 performers

Polyfest draws 5000 performers

One of the South Island's biggest arts and cultural events, the Otago Early Childhood and Schools Maori and Pacific Island Festival (Polyfest), is being held this week.

Op-shop event to give back to hospice

Op-shop event to give back to hospice

One of Hannah Wilson's favourite pastimes is op-shopping, but every item she picks up an item from a rack a voice inside her asks ''do you really need that?''

Cricket: Pair backing Volts all the way

Cricket: Pair backing Volts all the way

The Otago Volts will have at least two fans in India during their Champions League campaign as two Queenstown cricketers are flying over with high hopes.