Nigel Benson

Piper killed in WW1 remembered

Piper killed in WW1 remembered

A Scottish piper who died far from home was remembered in Dunedin yesterday.

Post with Fortune 'fantastic'

Post with Fortune 'fantastic'

Jeff Clark has seen plenty of drama over the past month - and he is about to see even more.

Spinning a story about cycling

Spinning a story about cycling

A New Zealand cycling trip might have spun a wheel of fortune for a German couple.

Wringing out her swimsuit for the winter

Wringing out her swimsuit for the winter

Mary Leppingwell has no fear of diving in the deep end.

Fringe fails to win mainstream support

Fringe fails to win mainstream support

The Dunedin Fringe Festival has packed up its Harlequin box of tricks for another year, after 11 days of eclectic experimental art, theatre, music and performance.

Comics recall life and death experiences

Comics recall life and death experiences

Lunch was a laugh yesterday. I caught up with comedians Stella Graham, Matiaha Paku, Irene Pink and Justine Smith to find out about the business of being funny and life on the fringe.

Bizarre sounds, sights triumph

Bizarre sounds, sights triumph

Experimental music and film festival "Lines of Flight" sparked into life at Chick's Hotel last night.

Curtain up on exploration

Curtain up on exploration

New Zealand's premier experimental music and film festival, "Lines of Flight", swoops in to land on the Fringe centre stage today.

New festival chief into the swing of things

New festival chief into the swing of things

Snaring big acts is second nature to Alec Wheeler.

Volunteers key to pocketfuls of nothing

Volunteers key to pocketfuls of nothing

The 2011 Dunedin Fringe Festival is nothing if not different.