Nigel Benson

Riders on trek to Tuapeka goldfield

Riders on trek to Tuapeka goldfield

Twenty-six riders began a historic trek yesterday which harks back to Dunedin's golden age.

Time to open the festival toy box

Time to open the festival toy box

The fringe festival toy box of the colourful, burlesque and bizarre will be unlocked and opened in Dunedin today.

Octagon to be turned into shantytown for celebration

Octagon to be turned into shantytown for celebration

A historic Dunedin bylaw which has never been repealed will see this weekend's 150th anniversary of the Otago gold rush marked in unique fashion.

Blindfolding statues stunt to promote fringe festival

Blindfolding statues stunt to promote fringe festival

Bright orange blindfolds replaced bird guano yesterday as the latest accessory for the statue about town.

Auction offers ultimate sporting prize

Auction offers ultimate sporting prize

What is your ultimate sporting dream?

Scrap metal pile now Korea-bound

Scrap metal pile now Korea-bound

One man's trash is another's treasure.

Scouts to sell 15ha area on Mt Cargill

Being prepared is about to pay off for Dunedin Scouts.

Proulx talk full

United States journalist and author Annie Proulx has had her Dunedin free talk next week booked out - before it was even advertised.

11 years all at sea and loving it

11 years all at sea and loving it

They've been all at sea for 11 years and they couldn't be happier about it.

Talented line-up ready for shindig

Talented line-up ready for shindig

Dunedin's potential stars of tomorrow will tomorrow perform in a concert celebrating a theatrical star of yesteryear.