Shawn McAvinue

Jeweller at Munich show

Jeweller at Munich show

A Dunedin contemporary jeweller is showcasing her work at a German skilled trades fair.

Empty state house saddens neighbours

Empty state house saddens neighbours

Neighbours are disappointed a Port Chalmers state house remains vacant as prospective tenants prefer other suburbs.

Crash driver may have been asleep at wheel

Crash driver may have been asleep at wheel

A 71-year-old man may have fallen asleep at the wheel of the car he was driving at Clarendon yesterday before it collided with an oncoming car and sent four men to Dunedin Hospital.

Knocking on the doors of 'no-go zones'

Knocking on the doors of 'no-go zones' A mobile shopping company has ordered a ''thorough internal investigation'' after it was revealed some of its sales staff regularly visit beneficiaries in a Dunedin boarding house and pressure them to buy.

Police seek man who fled on bike

Police are calling for information on a man who fled police on an unregistered trail bike in Dunedin about 12.30pm yesterday, Southern District Command Centre Senior Sergeant Brian Benn said.

Green Is projects begin

Green Is projects begin

The $240,000 given to enhance the Greater Green Island area is being spent and projects are taking shape.

Community urged to push for Mosgiel pool

Community urged to push for Mosgiel pool

The Mosgiel community needs to continue making its voice heard for a $15 million pool to go ahead, Taieri Communities Facilities Trust chairman Michael Stedman believes.

Big man body slam part of city doco

Big man body slam part of city doco

Dunedin film-makers are raising funds to make a short documentary about a man wrestling to hold on to the best of himself.

Mum steps out for son at Relay for Life

Mum steps out for son at Relay for Life

A Dunedin mother broke down in tears yesterday recalling the ''long journey'' since her 10 year old son was diagnosed with leukaemia.

Chance to try out surfboard welcome

Chance to try out surfboard welcome

University of Otago student Mia O'Keefe swapped her wheelchair for a surfboard in Dunedin yesterday.