Nigel Benson

Olveston party 'a bit of fun'

Olveston party 'a bit of fun'

Olveston will turn back the grandfather clock with an Edwardian garden party on Sunday.

NZ's tallest tree growing ever taller

NZ's tallest tree growing ever taller

New Zealand's most imposing resident is branching out.

Bats to play garden gig

The Dunedin Botanic Garden will be alive with the sound of Bats this weekend.

Call going out for bodgies or widgies

Call going out for bodgies or widgies

Bodgies and widgies are staging a dramatic comeback.

Final stage of demolition begins

Final stage of demolition begins

Demolition work continues on the former hospitality complex at Dunedin's Carisbrook yesterday.

Turning tables on digital downloads

Turning tables on digital downloads

Record sales have been music to the ears of a new Dunedin business.

Children killed in shooting named

Children killed in shooting named

A small school community is mourning two "happy and content" children who were gunned down in their Dunedin home last night.

Proud of his wonder woman

Proud of his wonder woman

Scot Jefferies has got a page 1 girl - not a mere page 3 girl.

Capital entertainment

Capital entertainment

The world is coming to play in Wellington. Nigel Benson previews the 2014 New Zealand Festival.

Breakfast message for forestry workers

Breakfast message for forestry workers

The dangers of the bush provided food for thought for a large block of forestry workers yesterday.