Rebecca Fox

Film review: The Second Best Marigold Hotel

Film review: The Second Best Marigold Hotel

Fans of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel will not be disappointed by the sequel.

Aiming to make good friends

Aiming to make good friends

As the lyrics to a popular television soap opera say, ''neighbours should be there for one another as that is when good neighbours become good friends''.

Rain causes flooding but farmers are smiling

Rain causes flooding but farmers are smiling

Thunderstorms caused surface flooding and briefly interrupted power in parts of Central Otago at the weekend - but also brought smiles to farmers' faces.

Catwalk hopefuls audition for shows

Catwalk hopefuls audition for shows

Bright, pretty and tall young things have been put through their paces in the hope of securing a spot in Dunedin's iD Fashion Week.

Oyster proposal notified

Oyster proposal notified

After two years and two knockbacks, Southern Clams' proposal to finish oysters in Otago Harbour will finally go out for public consultation.

Region's rivers dropping to point of possible irrigation stoppages

Region's rivers dropping to point of  possible irrigation stoppages

Otago rivers are dropping steadily again as the benefits from rain earlier this month evaporate.

Penguin recovery work 'intense' experience

Penguin recovery work 'intense' experience

Helping administer anaesthetic and fluids to an injured yellow-eyed penguin during surgery was a once-in-a-lifetime experience for two young marine biologists.

Compliance costs could be 'nail in the coffin'

Compliance costs could be 'nail in the coffin'

The cost of complying with new water-quality regulations could be the ''nail in the coffin'' for some Central Otago farmers, Otago Regional Councillor Gary Kelliher says.

70 years married and still young

70 years married and still young

Dorothy Mackle says she learnt early on that her husband Leslie would not argue with her.

Sniffing out stoats

Sniffing out stoats

Woody wags his tail and jumps for sticks madly like any terrier, but when he puts on his red jacket he is all business.