John Gibb

Nursery will help replace stolen plants

Nursery will help replace stolen plants

Lady Thorn Rhododendron Dell project convener Les Box is ''over the moon'' that a nursery will replace some of the rhododendrons taken in a ''despicable'' theft on Christmas Eve.

Having a ball at St Kilda Beach

Having a ball at St Kilda Beach

A sea lion frolicking on St Kilda Beach, Dunedin, has delighted Tainui resident Kathy Richards.

Recognition 'really special'

Recognition 'really special'

Ask Prof Murray Brennan about an esteemed medical career that has now been honoured with a knighthood and luck is a recurring theme.

Young boarders urged to take care

Young boarders urged to take care

Youngsters trying out their new boogie boards have been urged to take care at the beach.

Dell theft 'despicable'

Dell theft 'despicable'

A Christmas Eve theft of five plants from the Lady Thorn Rhododendron Dell at Port Chalmers has been described as ''desipicable''.

All hands on deck for berry farm flush

All hands on deck for berry farm flush

Outram fruitgrower Steve McArthur could be forgiven for having raspberries on his mind these days.

Popular holiday haven, all right here

Popular holiday haven, all right here

Many Dunedin people may be on holiday elsewhere, but holidaymakers from Australia, Christchurch and the North Island were among those filling holiday parks in and around Dunedin at the weekend.

Aussies on a roll in South

Aussies on a roll in South

Queensland cyclists Ian and Barb Christie have plenty of good things to say about visiting Dunedin and Otago.

Physicist excited to receive award

Physicist excited to receive award

University of Otago doctoral graduate Russell Bisset is ''pretty chuffed'' that the Royal Society of New Zealand has given him the prestigious Hatherton Award for his innovative physics research.

Thumbs up for the bugs!

Thumbs up for the bugs!

About 1000 people visited the Otago Museum's new free exhibition, ''Bugs: the Mega World of Minibeasts'', during its opening weekend.