Rebecca Fox

Can do

Can do

Competitors in the ''5 cans for 5km'' run and walk to raise food for the St Vincent de Paul foodbank for Christmas, head up Butts Rd at Logan Park, in Dunedin, last night.

Entangled whale off Otago coast

Entangled whale off Otago coast

A search is on for a humpback whale entangled in rope following a sighting off Taiaroa Head yesterday.

Mustelid traps set to catch penguin killer

Mustelid traps set to catch penguin killer

A stoat or ferret is the likely killer of nearly 30 little blue penguins found along the coast at Doctors Point, near Dunedin.

Satisfying helping penguins survive

Satisfying helping penguins survive

The volunteers who deal with the 50,000 people who visit Sandfly Bay on Otago Peninsula annually to view the wildlife were named winners of the 2014 Coastal Otago Conservation Awards at a ceremony in Dunedin last night. Rebecca Fox asked some of the volunteers about their work in the reserve.

Still high pollution in some centres

Still high pollution in some centres

High air pollution days in some Central Otago towns are happening up to 51 times more than the national standard for air quality, with less than two years until the regulations tighten again.

Co-operation on campsites

Camping sites could be provided on Otago Peninsula public conservation land by the Dunedin City Council and Department of Conservation.

Southern sonographers issue strike notice

Southern sonographers issue strike notice

Desperate Southern District Health Board sonographers worried public ultrasound services could become a thing of the past have voted to strike for five days later this month.

End of the road for retailer

End of the road for retailer

For more than 60 years a Bob Shepherd Menswear sign has hung in George St, but in a few weeks' time it will be taken down for good.

Birthday greetings flow in

Birthday greetings flow in

With a twinkle in her eye, Daphne Galloway says she never thought she would make 100 years old.

Genuine 1920s office close to home

Genuine 1920s office close to home

Finding a 1920s-style ''spartan office'' turned out to be the hardest location to find for the Hollywood film being shot in Dunedin - until a scout saw Allied Press managing director Sir Julian Smith's office.