Shawn McAvinue

Pub mural to reflect heritages

Pub mural to reflect heritages

A large mural celebrating Dunedin's Chinese and Maori heritage is to be painted on the side of a pub.

Cricket: Melbourne, here we come...

Cricket: Melbourne, here we come...

The path to the Black Caps reaching the ICC Cricket World Cup final in Melbourne tomorrow has seen strangers embrace - and now a group of Dunedin mates are travelling to continue spreading the love.

Some in Dunedin drowning in debt

Some Dunedin residents are drowning in unsustainable debt and it is hoped lenders will work with social service agencies to help break the shackles of ''enslaved'' borrowers, a Salvation Army counsellor says.

Doing a power of good

Doing a power of good

A Dunedin girl had her head shaved yesterday to support her grandmother in her battle against cancer.

Globe repairs set to start

Globe repairs set to start

Builders are set to take centre stage at Dunedin's Globe Theatre after $500,000 was raised to start repair work.

Ship 'beached' in India

Ship 'beached' in India

The trouble-plagued ship Melilla 201 is now ''beached'' at a recycling yard in India.

Celebrating the return of Rupert

Celebrating the return of Rupert

Missing dog Rupert has returned after going bush for 13 nights.

WellSouth helps drivers keep on truckin'

WellSouth helps drivers keep on truckin'

Truckies were stopped at the Saddle Hill weigh bridge on Friday for a health check and a chat about healthy living.

Medals for surf canoe team

Medals for surf canoe team

A medal haul ended a busy patrol season at Brighton Surf Life Saving Club.

Parked sale cars 'an absolute mess'

Parked sale cars 'an absolute mess'

The score of parked vehicles for sale on both sides of a busy South Dunedin road is forcing children to dice with danger after exiting double-parked cars, and making elderly mourners park further away to attend a funeral, says a concerned neighbour.