Shawn McAvinue

Mural altered after complaints made

Mural altered after complaints made

A Polish artist was pressured to change a large mural after the Dunedin City Council deemed it inappropriate.

Fabric craft fundraiser exceeds expectations

Fabric craft fundraiser exceeds expectations

People were shoulder-to-shoulder at the Mosgiel fabric bazaar and smashed the organisers' fundraising target for child literacy.

Supermarket building project on track

Supermarket building project on track

The ''nerve-racking but exciting'' build of a new supermarket in Green Island is on track for an opening early next year. It will employ up to 60 staff.

Senior police, staff honoured

Senior police, staff honoured

Among the accolades for five police staff at a Mosgiel ceremony was a peppering of puns by a top Taieri officer.

Stars of future on show

Stars of future on show

Future rugby stars are set to shine at the 54th annual Taieri sevens tournament on Sunday.

Boom wakes residents as lightning strikes

Some Dunedin residents woke to a ''massive boom'' as lightning struck a power transformer in Tainui yesterday.

Chimney topples, smashes grandstand roof

Chimney topples, smashes grandstand roof

Strong winds toppled a brick chimney at Forbury Park in Dunedin yesterday, smashing a hole in the grandstand roof and damaging seating.

So you thought 'Hamlet' was long

So you thought 'Hamlet' was long

Reading the William Shakespeare play The Winter's Tale in the 86-Hour Shakespeare Marathon at Fortune Theatre Studio in Dunedin yesterday are Cheryl Amos (left) and Julie Edwards.

Bear necessities catered for

Bear necessities catered for

A battered teddy bear, Terence, sustained minor facial injuries on Saturday and was treated at a Dunedin hospital.

'Magnificent show of support' for book sale

'Magnificent show of support' for book sale

The cash register at the Star Regent 24 hour Book Sale rang to the tune of nearly $70,000.