Nigel Benson

Henry the pig a hit in States

Henry the pig a hit in States

A particular pig is winning acclaim for a Dunedin author and illustrator in the United States.

Inaugural theatre awards

The inaugural Otago Southland Theatre Awards (Ostas) will be presented in Dunedin next year.

Dame Kiri prelude to renamed festival

Dame Kiri prelude to renamed festival

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa will make what could be her swan song in Dunedin next year, as part of a rebranded Otago Festival of the Arts.

Looking at dark side of Santa

Looking at dark side of Santa

A dark Christmas comedy in which Santa's reindeer confront sexual violence opens in Dunedin today.

Otago school bands successful

Otago school bands successful

Two Otago bands had success at the 2013 Rockshop Bandquest.

Ice skaters will welcome you warmly

Ice skaters will welcome you warmly

Spectators are advised to dress warmly and bring a blanket for the coolest show in town this weekend.

'Tis the 50th season of carol singing

'Tis the 50th season of carol singing

Half a century of spreading Christmas cheer was celebrated in Dunedin last night.

Family's island 'adventure' coming to an end

Family's island 'adventure' coming to an end

A Dunedin family living in the middle of Otago Harbour is lifting anchor.

Cruise ships boost for Santa Parade

Cruise ships boost for Santa Parade

The final preparations are being made for tomorrow's annual Dunedin Santa Parade.

Touring dancer gives ballet lesson

Touring dancer gives ballet lesson

Helio Lima, of the the Royal New Zealand Ballet, conducts a dance class before the company's 60th anniversary ''Tower Tutus on Tour'' performance in the Regent Theatre last night.