Nigel Benson

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.

Young musicians get an airing

Young musicians get an airing

Queens High School pupil Brenna Cropley (14) performs live on air at Otago Access Radio yesterday.

World Whisky Day about 'celebrating the water of life'

World Whisky Day about 'celebrating the water of life'

'Tis a day to sniff, sip and sigh.

New craze the wheel thing

New craze the wheel thing

It's absurd ... It's insane ... It's a Gauswheel!