Shawn McAvinue

Citizens Advice loses funder

Citizens Advice loses funder

A regular funder to Citizens Advice Bureau Dunedin has stopped its contribution, but the charity is busier than ever.

Sharing of data shows benefit fraud

Welfare fraud reforms designed to stop illegal payouts have resulted in the cancellation of more than 350 southern benefits.

It's goodbye to Telecom

It's goodbye to Telecom

The Telecom rebrand is set to Spark on Friday.

Here comes the sun - if tree can be trimmed

Here comes the sun - if tree can be trimmed

A towering macrocarpa tree needs trimming, as it shades a roof where solar panels are to be installed, Brighton homeowner Stu Nicholson says.

Bridge team takes on the world

Bridge team takes on the world

A New Zealand youth contract bridge team stacked with players from Dunedin and Invercargill is due to land in Turkey on Friday for the world championships.

Newly Nood in strip mall

Newly Nood in strip mall

A homeware shop that failed in Dunedin before is about to give retail another crack in the city.

Law penalises sensible users, operator says

Law penalises sensible users, operator says

A sunbed age restriction proposed by the Government is penalising responsible users, a Dunedin salon owner says.

Sushi empire expanding

Sushi empire expanding

Hikari Sushi Bar chef Min Yu presents sushi and sashimi for sale in Dunedin yesterday.

It's in the bag - hunters in school fund-raiser

It's in the bag -  hunters in school fund-raiser

High-flying ducks made it difficult for young hunters to bag the bounty required for the Taieri College Hunting Competition.

Queenstown leads offers of organs

Queenstown leads offers of organs

Queenstown-lakes District residents are more likely to indicate yes to organ donation on their driver's licence than any other New Zealand district.