Shawn McAvinue

Man left with burns after trying to fight fire

A Dunedin man who tried to fight an out-of-control blaze was taken to Dunedin Hospital yesterday with burns to his face and hands.

'Vibrancy and variety' of award entries praised

'Vibrancy and variety' of award entries praised

The ''vibrancy and variety'' of entries for an art competition judged in Dunedin last night has impressed the host president.

'Show some heart' to refugees the plea

'Show some heart' to refugees the plea

Columba College pupils between years 7 and 13 gave a gold coin donation to dress in Amnesty International colours - yellow and black yesterday.

Highlighting foetal syndrome

Highlighting foetal syndrome

An Outram mum is teaching parents how to recognise a ''heartbreaking'' and preventable condition.

Madam Woo coming to town

Madam Woo coming to town

Woohoo - Malaysian hawker food restaurant Madam Woo is set to open in Dunedin in September.

Fire at Dunedin Railway Station

Fire at Dunedin Railway Station

Onlookers watch as firefighters attend an electrical fire at Dunedin Railway Station yesterday.

Cancer patient returns home

Cancer patient returns home

There's no place like home.

Film festival 'buzz' returns to Dunedin

Film festival 'buzz' returns to Dunedin

The New Zealand International Film Festival begins in Dunedin tonight and has the biggest billing in its history.

Outrage over felling of varsity trees

Outrage over felling of varsity trees

As chainsaws wailed on Dunedin's University of Otago campus yesterday, student Carol Taurua-McCready held a mature tree and wept.

Doctor aims to get the most on the wagon

Doctor aims to get the most on the wagon

A Dunedin doctor is aiming to raise the most money in New Zealand from his booze break.