Shawn McAvinue

Call to preserve Brasch home

Call to preserve Brasch home

Writers are uniting to try to get the Dunedin City Council and University of Otago to buy a house once owned by pre-eminent Dunedin poet and editor Charles Brasch.

Stabbing: 'What is this place coming to?'

Stabbing: 'What is this place coming to?'

The stabbing of a 21-year-old man in central Dunedin early yesterday has left the man who rushed to his aid questioning the state of his city.

Black Sabbath's farewell to Australasia

Black Sabbath's farewell to Australasia

Black Sabbath fans who gathered in their masses for the band's Dunedin concert on Saturday night were well behaved, police say.

Man bitten trying to break up dog fight

Man bitten trying to break up dog fight

A man was bitten on his neck and arm while attempting to break up a dog fight in Dunedin.

Ears join eyes as library hosts musicians

Ears join eyes as library hosts musicians

There was no point in shushing at Dunedin City Library yesterday; no-one would have heard it over the sound of music.

Plan to restore grave

Plan to restore grave

An obsession with the origin of the Mosgiel name has prompted a project to restore the grave of the town's founder.

Sabbath: Fans have gathered in their masses

Sabbath: Fans have gathered in their masses

Beginning of The End . . . English heavy metal band Black Sabbath open its Dunedin concert tonight with the song Black Sabbath from its debut 1970 album Black Sabbath.

Car crashes on motorway

Car crashes  on motorway

A car rests on its roof on Dunedin's Southern Motorway yesterday.

Biker ministry set to spread word to Black Sabbath fans

Biker ministry set to spread word to Black Sabbath fans

If the devil can change, so can you, a Dunedin biker says.

‘Sneezing fit’ led to crash

‘Sneezing fit’ led to crash

A ‘‘sneezing fit'' caused the driver of a late-model Jaguar to run a red light and crash into a Mitsubishi car on the corner of Strathallan St and Andersons Bay Rd in South Dunedin about 9am yesterday.