Olivia Caldwell

Rugby: Brothers in beards, for a good cause

Rugby: Brothers in beards, for a good cause

A wise man and his beard are rarely parted. But, at the end of Otago's ITM Cup campaign, three of the team's hairiest faces will be shaved clean for a worthy cause.

Young Dunedin driver going somewhere in a hurry

Young Dunedin driver going somewhere in a hurry

Josh Bethune must wait five years until he can sit his driver's licence, but he already reaches speeds of up to 87kmh.

Power back on for most customers

Power has been restored to most customers in Otago after widespread cuts caused by Tuesday's wild weather.

Berwick school's 150th reunion

Berwick Primary School closed 16 years short of its 150th birthday, but the community and past pupils will celebrate the anniversary in November anyway.

Southlander calls Church St home

Southlander calls Church St home

A mix of retirees and families on her quiet Mosgiel street suits Irene Brown ''down to the ground''.

Sleepy Chewy comes in from the cold

Sleepy Chewy comes in from the cold

Chewy the bluetongue lizard has returned home after a seven-month nap - only to find his spot has been filled by another family pet.

50 saddlebacks delivered to sanctuary

50 saddlebacks delivered to sanctuary

Fifty saddlebacks arrived safely at the Orokonui Ecosanctuary yesterday after a journey by boat and helicopter that began on Tuesday.

Touch: Recognition for officials

Touch: Recognition for officials

Otago rugby stole all the limelight in Ranfurly Shield week but its relative has been achieving under the radar.

Dunedin is 'best place for family'

Dunedin is 'best place for family'

Neurosurgeon Ahmad Taha never planned to swap his life in Syria for Dunedin, but three years after moving here he is thankful he did.

Public outrage halts tree felling

Public outrage halts tree felling

Outrage from the public forced contractors to stop chopping down five cherry plum trees in Kew Reserve, in Caversham, this week.