Nigel Benson

Shoe merchant's career recounted

Shoe merchant's career recounted

A South Dunedin sole trader, who was always happy to see down-at-heel customers, is hanging up his shoehorn.

A star is reborn

A star is reborn

Something special is on the horizon. Matariki is when the stars rise to greet the new year. Nigel Benson previews the 2014 Puaka Matariki Festival.

Police seek help on ownership of skirt

Police seek help on ownership of skirt

Police searching for a missing woman are seeking information about an item of clothing found washed up on the Lake Wakatipu shoreline yesterday.

Tietjens cancels engagement after Dunedin sex joke

New Zealand Sevens coach Sir Gordon Tietjens has cancelled a public engagement tomorrow after he was criticised for making an inappropriate joke in Dunedin last week.

Monorail decision 'coming in the next two days'

A decision on the controversial Fiordland monorail project is expected before the weekend.

Dancing princes, princesses in step

Dancing princes, princesses in step

The dancing queens took the lead, but the dancing princes and princesses stole the show at the Regent Theatre yesterday.

Students rate their landlords

Students rate their landlords

The good, the bad and the ugly of student accommodation was revealed yesterday.

Jewellery residency in north

Jewellery residency in north

Dunedin jeweller Lynn Kelly is taking some gardening leave, having been appointed 2014 Auckland Council regional parks artist in residence.

Football: Trophy proves hit with Dunedin fans

Football: Trophy proves hit with Dunedin fans

An illustrious visitor to Dunedin yesterday turned out to be a hard case.

'Mamma Mia!' bookings Abba-solutely great

'Mamma Mia!' bookings Abba-solutely great

A music phenomenon which imploded more than 30 years ago is set to break box office records in Dunedin this week.