Shawn McAvinue

On the trail of the lottery scammers

On the trail of the lottery scammers

Don't hate me now I'm rich. Shawn McAvinue chases cash to Kuala Lumpur.

Road crossing fraught

Road crossing fraught

Spasmodic traffic lights at the Princes and Rattray Sts intersection and a ''ridiculous'' traffic management plan has made crossing dangerous, Dunedin grandmother Shar Carlini says.

Crossing safety measures criticised

Crossing safety measures criticised

Interim safety measures at pedestrian crossings in the Green Island business district have failed, Saddle Hill Community Board member John Moyle says.

GST-free vegies, sugar tax called for

GST-free vegies, sugar tax called for

A sugar tax is needed before sweet deals make Otago residents obese, University of Otago researcher Associate Prof Tony Merriman says.

Doggone day was double trouble

Doggone day was double trouble

An experienced fisherman was rescued twice at Taieri Mouth yesterday.

Driver stays calm despite pain

Driver stays calm despite pain

A driver pinned under a van remained calm despite his arm being seriously injured in a crash near Clarks Junction yesterday.

Fundraiser makes a big difference

Sir Peter Blake Young Leader Award recipient Amelia Steele (10), of Kyeburn, with SPCA Otago dog springer spaniel Georgia in Dunedin yesterday.

Power bills 'delicate subject'

Pensioners and young families in Otago are struggling to settle their power bills, social services staff say.

Uber service coming, ready or not

Uber, the United Stated-based car service which allows people to summon rides from a mobile app, is planning to service every postcode in New Zealand including Otago and Southland, Auckland general manager Oscar Peppitt says.

Shackles for sale, without key

Shackles for sale, without key

More shackles are up for auction in Dunedin.