Nigel Benson

First book award for Dunedin author

First book award for Dunedin author

A Dunedin writer has won a major book award with her debut novel.

Injured Alexandra driver progressing in hospital

An Alexandra man involved in a serious motor vehicle accident on Friday was progressing favourably in a general ward at Dunedin Hospital last night.

Gallery visitor numbers reach record

Gallery visitor numbers reach record

A change of art has led to a record year for the Dunedin Public Art Gallery.

Institution under threat

Institution under threat

Dunedin's historic Globe Theatre has seen plenty of drama. But the past year has been the most dramatic of all. Nigel Benson reports.

'Generous' donations help people in need

Dunedin showed its heart in the Octagon yesterday. The Presbyterian Support Otago annual Octacan food appeal received a record 12,670 donated food items this year, up from 7229 last year.

Mini-gallery draws attention

Mini-gallery draws attention

Too busy to see art?

'Cultural dislocation' sparks 'Pania' theme

'Cultural dislocation' sparks 'Pania' theme

An identity crisis has a Dunedin artist putting down roots in the University of Otago College of Education and Otago Polytechnic's Robertson Library this week.

Painting until the cows come home

Painting until the cows come home

Artists are usually a colourful bunch.

Combined success

Combined success

Dunedin high schools swapped notes at the weekend.

Showing our colours, mostly all black

Showing our colours, mostly all black

Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium will finally be in the black today.