Shawn McAvinue

Shackles for sale, without key

Shackles for sale, without key

More shackles are up for auction in Dunedin.

Board help for young swimmer

Board help for young swimmer

Fairfield swimmer Andrew Trembath (17) has won the Saddle Hill Community Board youth ambassador Award.

'Fantastic' grant of $3000 to help install seats at Sunnyvale

The $3000 approved by the Saddle Hill Community Board on Thursday for the installation of former Carisbrook seats at Sunnyvale Sports Centre was ''superb'', centre upgrade working party member Rick Johnston said.

$20,000 goes to Fairfield projects

The Saddle Hill Community Board members grilled Dunedin City Council parks manager Lisa Wheeler at its meeting on Thursday.

'Youthful vitality' earns top position

'Youthful vitality' earns top position

Contagious virtuosity helped Dunedin musicians win the band of the year award at the 2014 New Zealand Brass Band Championships in Invercargill.

Taxis facing challenge

Taxis facing challenge

The smartphone app causing a stir around the world won't spark protest action in New Zealand, despite it fostering illegal competition against cabbies, a taxi spokesman tells Shawn McAvinue.

Many caught out by soaring cost of food

Many caught out by soaring cost of food

New Zealand is the land of milk and honey - if you have the money, food bank staff say, as meat and milk hit record highs.

More than 3100 dog owners getting discount

More than 3100 dog owners getting discount

Nearly 20% of registered dog owners in Dunedin have taken the financial treat designed to entice good behaviour.

Blue and white, all right!

Blue and white, all right!

Malcolm Hayes (30), of Canterbury, in Ratbags in Dunedin yesterday, celebrates Argentina beating the Netherlands in the football World Cup semifinal.

Horror score stuns fans

A Brazilian football supporter stunned by several German goals wanted the horror to end.