The residents of Agnew St are reviving the street's annual
keg party and more than 5000 people have indicated they will
Inventive sparrows have been reaping the rewards of their
cleverness after learning to open the automatic doors at
Carpetcleaners have been rushed off their feet in Dunedin
since Wednesday's flooding, and one company alone has been
called to about 200 flood-damaged houses.
A Northeast Valley, Dunedin, man whose kitchen was left
hanging in mid-air after a ''canyon'' opened up in his
section accepts he is unlikely to be able to return home.
About 15 people living on Otago Peninsula were blocked in by
slips in two directions yesterday.
Reality sank in for dozens of South Dunedin residents
yesterday as the extent of flood damage became clear.
A Northeast Valley Valley resident was in for a shock when he
looked out the window to see a slip had opened up a
''canyon'' in his section, leaving his kitchen hanging in
The occupants of two cars are ''very lucky'' to have escaped
without injury after their vehicles dropped into a hole when
an Otago Peninsula road collapsed in front of them after dark
A Dunedin developer has pulled out of a proposed $1.5 million
Caversham childcare centre, saying a decision by a council
hearings committee to limit capacity made it unviable.
''Panic'' set in for the woman living closest to the
epicentre of the quake which shook Otago on Monday night, and
the earth continued to ''grind'' and ''crack'' after it hit.
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