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Dunedin teen 'so close to drowning'

Dunedin teen 'so close to drowning'

Several surf life-savers were upset after a harrowing rescue in which a 14-year-old Dunedin girl nearly drowned at Brighton Beach yesterday.

Brighton Gala Day 'embarrassingly successful'

Brighton Gala Day 'embarrassingly successful'

''It's been embarrassingly successful,'' Brighton Gala Day organiser Colin Weatherall said at the conclusion of the public event yesterday.

Portobello support for fire victims who lost all

Portobello support for fire victims who lost all

The Portobello community has rallied to support a family left with nothing but the clothes they were wearing, after a fire gutted their home on Wednesday.

Marathon for conductor

Dunedin conductor Peter Adams is hoping he will still be able to move his right arm after what feels like a 21-day conducting marathon.

Preschool welcomes sun-smart sensor

Preschool welcomes sun-smart sensor

The sun will not fry an egg on playground equipment at Arthur Burns Preschool, but it does get pretty hot.

Fire engine all fired up for rally

Fire engine all fired up for rally

It emits almost as much smoke as a house fire when it rumbles up the street.

'Everything is gone' in fire

'Everything is gone' in fire

A French vacationer risked his life by running into a burning building at Harington Point yesterday to rescue as many of his family's belongings as possible.

Owner of keys remains a mystery

Owner of keys remains a mystery

A large set of keys found in Highgate last week has left Dunedin police trying to unlock the mystery as to who owns them.

Tisdall family to gather

Tisdall family to gather

There was a time in Middlemarch when locals reckoned you could kick a tussock and either a rabbit or a member of the Tisdall family would jump out.

Bayfield replacing mouldy buildings

Bayfield replacing mouldy buildings

The discovery of toxic mould growing in the walls of a classroom and another building at Bayfield High School in Dunedin has prompted the school to demolish and rebuild the facilities at a cost of $1.4 million.