Shawn McAvinue

Veterans' sacrifices in Korea recognised

Veterans' sacrifices in Korea recognised

The sacrifice of veterans was commemorated with a lunch in Dunedin on Saturday to mark the 61st anniversary of the end of the Korean War.

Protesters oppose factory farming in day of action

Protesters oppose factory farming in day of action

The ''pig-headed'' pork industry must stop using sow crates, Animal rights group Safe proclaimed in the Octagon on Saturday.

High George St rent 'killed business'

High George St rent 'killed business'

A well-travelled artisan baker says it is too hard to make a crust in Dunedin, so he closed his shop on Saturday, making four staff redundant.

Expiry date looms for frozen embryos

The first batch of frozen embryos, sperm and eggs given a 10-year time limit is due to expire in November, specialists say.

Q & A: Kim Dotcom

Q & A: Kim Dotcom

Internet Party founder Kim Dotcom answers Shawn McAvinue's questions before tonight's Party Party event in Dunedin's 10Bar.

Jewellery retailer tells of slow business death

Jewellery retailer tells of slow business death

A lack of foot traffic and impulse purchases caused the slow retail death of Dunedin jewellery shop.

Emphasis on space, comfort as cinema opens

Emphasis on space, comfort as cinema opens

The sense of space is striking on stepping from the Octagon into the lobby of the new Reading Cinema.

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.