John Gibb

Inspiration from Toitu's past

Inspiration from Toitu's past

Attendance at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum is high, after a major redevelopment, but recently appointed director Jennifer Evans still draws some of her inspiration from earlier, tougher times.

War's impact on city dwellers mapped out

War's impact on city dwellers mapped out

The stark reality of World War 1's impact on Dunedin families is made clear in a city street map marked with hundreds of crosses, at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum.

Public urged to report possible fires without delay

Fire Service officials emphasised the importance of alerting the Fire Service promptly, after business premises in City Rd, Dunedin, were briefly affected by smoke from a tumble dryer yesterday morning.

Where there's smokers ...

Where there's smokers ...

Firefighters extinguish a fire in a skip at the ASB Building in Cumberland St, Dunedin, yesterday.

Doing right by surveyor

Doing right by surveyor

University of Otago surveying students and Dunedin surveyors have joined forces to help repair a grave left in a ''totally shameful'' condition, in the city's Southern Cemetery.

Trust hails benefits of aquatic proposal

A proposed new aquatic centre would bring many benefits to Mosgiel and Dunedin, but would not compete with Moana Pool, proponents say.

Longest-serving staff member retires

Longest-serving staff member retires

Gordon Greer's hair was much longer in 1966 and he also had ''fewer wrinkles''.

Dunedin perspective on war

Dunedin perspective on war

Months of hard work reach fruition when a new exhibition, ''Dunedin's Great War'', opens at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum on Friday.

Role in film a turning point

Role in film a turning point

Former Dunedin resident and onetime gang member Wayne Hapi knows plenty about miracles.

Settlers new director 'local girl made good'

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum acting director Jennifer Evans has been appointed the institution's next director.