John Gibb

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.

Steam restored to gasworks museum

Steam restored to gasworks museum

Steam has returned to the Dunedin Gasworks Museum after a 16-month wait, and the complex in South Dunedin has ''come alive'' again.

Gasworks, pit site mix-up

Dunedin Gasworks Museum board chairman Barry Clarke is keen to clear up any confusion between the gasworks site and a former tar pit site, more than 300m away.

US has critical role in complex search for peace

Middle East specialist Prof Bill Harris sees no sign of a ''miracle'' to break recurrent cycles of violence involving Gaza but says the United States remains ''critically important'' to finding a solution.