Nigel Benson

Poignancy of two empty seats

Poignancy of two empty seats

Two empty seats stood out in the sea of black and white.

Dunedin's O'Sullivan shortlisted for NZ Book Awards poetry prize

Dunedin poet and New Zealand Poet Laureate Vincent O'Sullivan has been short-listed for the poetry prize in the 2014 New Zealand Book Awards, announced yesterday.

Kiwi accent a positive

Kiwi accent a positive

New Zealand voices are being applauded around the world.

Communal housing plan outside rules

Communal housing plan outside rules

A pioneer communal housing development planned for the former High Street School site will have to negotiate the resource consent process, after its design was ruled non-complying.

New Fringe director 'thrilled' to gain role

New Fringe director 'thrilled' to gain role

For new Dunedin Fringe Festival director Josh Thomas, the silver screen is about to become the stage.

75,000 respond to roll call

75,000 respond to roll call

Lollies scrambled down the world's steepest street in Dunedin yesterday.

IHC art exhibition amazes the judge

IHC art exhibition amazes the judge

Mickey Mouse stood beside a giraffe and a robot at the 2014 IHC Art Awards in the Dunedin Community Gallery last night.

Slow progress made on wagon repairs

Kiwirail's controversial Chinese-made freight wagons continue to cause problems.

Emerging artist award to city student

Emerging artist award to city student

A Dunedin art student has been awarded a top national prize for emerging artists.

Artist potty over ceramics despite early ordeal

Artist potty over ceramics despite early ordeal

Pots have been brewing at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery this week.