Shawn McAvinue

Broadband outage affects 1400 customers in the South

Broadband outage affects 1400 customers in the South

About 1400 customers lost their broadband service connection in the South Island after a fibre-optic cable was accidentally cut by a contractor in Rakaia.

Internet restored after outage in the South

Internet restored after outage in the South

Internet service stopped for some customers in the South when a underground fibre cable was cut in Rakaia this morning.

Mediation service launch

A new service aimed at solving disputes with quality mediation was launched in Dunedin yesterday.

Looking to long term at ecosanctuary

Looking to long term at ecosanctuary

A foundation to ensure the long-term future of Orokonui Ecosanctuary was launched in Dunedin last night.

Plea to pedestrians to cross road safely

Plea to pedestrians to cross road safely

The ''cavalier attitude'' of Dunedin pedestrians is worrying and controlled crossings should be used more, Age Concern Otago executive officer Susan Davidson says.

Mobility equipment service saved

Mobility equipment service saved

Health World Mosgiel has taken on the rental and sales of mobility equipment.

SuperGrans sought

SuperGrans sought

A SuperGran shortage has sparked an appeal by a volunteer to people with experience to step up and help others navigate life.

Brighton facility fundraiser

A charity auction to raise money for the Brighton Surf Life Saving Club and Community Facility rebuild will be held next month.

Holiday weekend road toll of three

Holiday weekend road toll of three

Speed limit tolerances lowered over Labour Weekend to improve driver behaviour have been effective in the South, Dunedin police say.

Happy birthday 'Josephine'

Happy birthday 'Josephine'

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum educator Sara Sinclair cuts a cake in the museum's Josephine Foyer yesterday, with the help of Frankie McKinlay (6), to celebrate the 142nd birthday of steam locomotive Josephine.