Vaughan Elder

Gold for young chefs at national challenge

Gold for young chefs at national challenge

A pair of young chefs from Queen's High School, Dunedin, have excelled at a national culinary competition dubbed the ''Junior MasterChef''.

Wanting to do it key - actor

Wanting to do it key - actor

Making it in the acting world is all about ''working hard'', drama pupils at Logan Park High School were told by a former pupil yesterday.

Future looking sunny for Waitati initiative

Future looking sunny for Waitati initiative

One ''guest'' was conspicuously absent at an event marking the start of power generation for a Waitati community solar project on Saturday.

Whole new meaning to walking down the aisle

Whole new meaning to walking down the aisle

A Dunedin bride received the shock of a lifetime when her husband-to-be surprised her with the ultimate ''flash mob'' wedding at an inner-city supermarket on Saturday.

Five escape serious injury in North Rd accident

Five escape serious injury in North Rd accident

Those involved in a two-car crash in Dunedin on Saturday morning were ''very lucky'' to escape without more serious injuries.

Rolls-Royces galore at show

Rolls-Royces galore at show

It was a car-lover's dream at the Autospectacular event on Saturday with vehicles of all shapes and sizes on display.

Lucky escape in North Rd crash

Lucky escape in North Rd crash

The people involved in a two-car crash in Dunedin this morning were ''very lucky'' to escape with only minor injuries.

Half-marathon a giant step

Half-marathon a giant step

Less than two years after being told he might never walk again, Andy Cunningham is set to defy the odds by running in tomorrow's Cadbury Dunedin half-marathon.

Free beer lubricates ballot

Free beer lubricates ballot

Mixing alcohol and politics does not always end well; just think of the late National Party leader Robert Muldoon, who famously called an early election after having a few too many.

'Major' film coup for Otago

'Major' film coup for Otago

Confirmation a film starring a pair of Hollywood heavyweights is shooting in Otago as early as the end of this month is a ''major coup'' for the region.