Shawn McAvinue

Eddie aims high in fundraiser

Eddie aims high in fundraiser

A Dunedin boy led an entourage up Baldwin St on Saturday to help get a family member to the United States for medical treatment.

Revealed: How council contractors got egg on their face

Revealed: How council contractors got egg on their face

A contractor prodded a blackbird nest in a Dunedin traffic light cowl and showered eggs on a co-worker below, an eye witness says.

Bid 'not a popularity contest' - Krakow

Bid 'not a popularity contest' - Krakow

A City of Literature bid is not a popularity contest and Krakow did not sentence Dunedin to failure, a spokeswoman for the Polish city said.

Security guards posted at Winz entries

Security guards posted at Winz entries

Security at Work and Income (Winz) service centres will be controlled differently from Monday, Ministry of Social Development chief executive Brendan Boyle said.

Scientific approach has reward

Scientific approach has reward

Bayfield High School pupils celebrated a ''phenomenal'' win in an international science competition run by an expanding Dunedin software company.

Garden centre branches into pets and coffee

Garden centre branches into pets and coffee

Flora, fauna and a cuppa will come together in a redeveloped Dunedin business complex.

Blackbird nest relocation fails

Blackbird nest relocation fails

Contractors were left with egg on their faces yesterday after a botched nest relocation job.

Hot favourite for the cold shoulders

Hot favourite for the cold shoulders

A hotly placed principal was treated coldly by his Outram pupils yesterday.

Volunteers have it covered

Volunteers have it covered

Painting the new Plunket centre in South Dunedin yesterday are (from left) BNZ staff members Steve Hynes, Robyn McKinnel, Russell Robson, Kris Newall, Matt Lobb, Fraser Cox, Jackie Hawkes, Mel Rolton, Ross Wilson, Plunket project manager Matt Audet and BNZ staff member Mat Murray.

Teenager fosters kindness

Teenager fosters kindness

A teen is using her babysitting money to put smiles on the faces of Dunedin foster children.