Nigel Benson

Shakespeareans vie for festival places

Shakespeareans vie for festival places

Shakespeare fans have been lending their ears to pupils this week.

Rapper headed for Dunedin

Rapper headed for Dunedin

Controversial American rapper and political activist Boots Riley will perform and speak in Dunedin next week.

Change of start time for Connolly's Otago shows

Change of start time for Connolly's Otago shows

Scottish comedian Billy Connolly has changed the start time of his two Otago performances next month.

New kapa haka group set for competition

New kapa haka group set for competition

Fledgling Dunedin kapa haka group Nga Tumu ki Otakou performs for a large and enthusiastic crowd at its final dress rehearsal in the Otago University union hall last night.

Historic Broad Bay home for sale

Historic Broad Bay home for sale

The owner of a historic Dunedin estate is calling time.

Dunedin lasses hoping to put rivals in a jam

Dunedin lasses hoping to put rivals in a jam

Theyare mild-mannered mums by day.

New take on penguins for fishermen

New take on penguins for fishermen

A bird in the hands was a catch of a different kind for five Dunedin fishermen who joined the Southern Seabird Solutions Trust, Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust and the Department of Conservation on a blue penguin hunt at Long Point, in the Catlins, last week.

Old wheels still roll

Old wheels still roll

It was a vintage performance by some glamorous old-timers.

Terrier Frank tears up the track for win

Terrier Frank tears up the track for win

What must surely be one of the fastest terrier dog races in the history of the sport was held in Mosgiel on Saturday.

The 154th Otago Taieri A&P Show feature event was over in just four seconds, after a particularly enthusiastic field caught up with and swarmed all over the rabbit lure within a few metres of the start.

Exhibition questions Scottish relevance

Exhibition questions Scottish relevance

Dunedin might have the Mc taken out of it, as an exhibition opening at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum today questions whether the city still warrants its ''Edinburgh of the South'' epithet.