Nigel Benson

Art to choosing art explained

Art to choosing art explained

The art to picking art was explained at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery yesterday.

Major science and technology conference to be held in city

A major international science conference has been confirmed for Dunedin.

Creative folk to tell of inspiration

A series of free public talks will reveal the sources of inspiration that drive some of the people involved in the creative enhancement of Dunedin.

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.