Shawn McAvinue

Electricity settlement win for 'wee guy'

Electricity settlement win for 'wee guy'

A man living near Mosgiel without electricity for more than 18 months is hailing a victory for the ''wee guy'' after an out-of-court settlement with an Otago electricity supplier.

Supporter keeps ear to the ground

Supporter keeps ear to the ground

Steve Marshall sports Hobbit ears every time an international cricket match hits the University Oval.

Everyone's a critic but does it matter?

Everyone's a critic but does it matter?

The relevance of contemporary art criticism is under investigation in Dunedin.

'Toy drone' alarms Sky TV contractor

'Toy drone' alarms Sky TV contractor

It was a case of drone wars in Dunedin yesterday as the University Oval airspace became too cluttered for a Sky TV contractor.

Two kayakers rescued

A hypothermic Cromwell man was rescued after falling from his kayak north of Dunedin.

Dunedin Fringe Festival unveils new office, logo

Dunedin Fringe Festival unveils new office, logo

The Dunedin Fringe Festival celebrated its new home and new logo last night.

Ben plans to earn brass for Nepal climbs

Ben plans to earn brass for Nepal climbs

Ben Mitchell is trying to to pay his way to climb in Nepal by playing his saxophone.

'Useful rainfall not enough'

'Useful rainfall not enough'

Despite this week's rain, the dry spell is set to continue.

Brief power cuts in Dunedin tomorrow

Brief power cuts in Dunedin tomorrow

The first of two power outages in six Dunedin suburbs is expected from 9am tomorrow.

Examining case of child on car roof

Examining case of child on car roof

The details of an the ''appalling'' alleged incident of a child riding on the roof of a Dunedin vehicle on a West Coast road will be sent to Dunedin police today for further investigation, Hokitika police say.