Shawn McAvinue

Missing 12-year-old boy found

Missing 12-year-old boy found

Missing 12 -year-old Dylan Sayer has been found safe and well.

Campervans 'not wanted' in central city

Campervans 'not wanted' in central city

Dunedin's image is being tarnished by the messy area in the central city where campervans congregate, a councillor and community board deputy chairman say.

Living in car with dog after 'unfair' eviction

Living in car with dog after 'unfair' eviction

A Dunedin woman living in her car with her pit bull terrier says she was unfairly evicted from a Dunedin state home but Housing New Zealand says it will not tolerate antisocial behaviour.

Cracker way to snare chook; now whose is it?

Cracker way to snare chook; now whose is it?

Plucky Dunedin pupils are questioning why a hen crossed the road to their school and want to find the wandering chicken's owner.

Group fundraising to paint mural

Group fundraising to paint mural

The fundraising deadline for a massive mural on a South Dunedin rope factory is hanging by a thread.

Aim to reduce reoffending

Aim to reduce reoffending

The Otago Corrections Facility at Milburn opened its gates to 27 employers this week to showcase inmates' training and qualifications. Shawn McAvinue went behind the prison walls and talked to a prisoner seeking a better life on his release.

Festival to be biennial event

The Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival attracted a bigger audience this year but despite it being popular and profitable it is now to be held every two years.

Fears for safety of mobility scooter users

Fears for safety of mobility scooter users

Motorist Bernadette Hay ''nearly had 40 kittens'' after seeing an elderly man ride his mobility scooter towards oncoming traffic in Mosgiel and wants people to report such bad driving to police.

Smaller dogs get space of their own

Smaller dogs get space of their own

An exclusive area to exercise little dogs in Dunedin has been officially opened.

No Everest trips for rest of season

No Everest trips for rest of season

A Wanaka mountain guiding company will not return to Mt Everest for the rest of the season, as trekking organisations with valid permits cancel remaining treks.