Shawn McAvinue

Seeking face blind subjects

Seeking face blind subjects

If bells of recognition fail to ring when you see what should be a familiar face, a Dunedin student wants to study you.

WorkSafe enforcements up

The enforcement actions issued for inadequate height protection in construction in New Zealand have risen nearly 500% in the past three years but prosecutions have fallen 90%.

Reassurances given on pump station capacity

Reassurances were given at a public meeting in Mosgiel last night about the capacity of the upgraded Waipori pump station.

Call for knitting supplies as demand increases

Call for knitting supplies as demand increases

Knitting is at fever pitch in Dunedin and a charity shop is calling for more wool.

Michael gets a bargain!

Michael gets a bargain!

A Dunedin student has upgraded his transport from a $5 pair of shoes to a $46,486 sports car that buying those shoes helped win him.

Cutting off corners

Road work to remedy the ''tight and dangerous'' corners of George King Memorial Dr will be discussed at The Strath Taieri Community Board meeting at 2pm tomorrow.

Road crossing 'risky business'

Road crossing 'risky business'

A pedestrian crossing in the Green Island business district needs to be elevated before someone is killed, resident Neville Poole says.

It's 'Facebook on a bus'

It's 'Facebook on a bus'

Bus driver Nathan Scott (57) has been transporting passengers around the ''Mosgiel loop'' for nearly five years. In a working day, he drives a bus around the Mosgiel circuit 19 times between 8am and 4pm.

'Army' turns out for pool

'Army' turns out for pool

An ''army of supporters'' is being recruited to push the redevelopment of a pool in Mosgiel.

Report considers leg irons

Report considers leg irons

A Toitu Otago Settlers Museum provenance report on the leg irons the Dunedin City Council bought for $3900 has been released.