John Lewis

Pop-up kitten cafe the cat’s whiskers

Pop-up kitten cafe the cat’s whiskers

Visitors to a Dunedin cafe got warm soft cuddles with their cappuccino on Saturday, in the city's first Pop-up Kitten Cafe.

Blaze treated as suspicious

Blaze treated as suspicious

An apartment fire in St Clair on Saturday is being treated as suspicious by fire investigators.

Feeling the afterglow of chilli event (+ video)

Feeling the afterglow of chilli event (+ video)

It doesn't matter what they tell you, nothing can prepare you for eating a chilli registering about 2 million on the Scoville Heat Unit (shu) scale.

'Third-world' roading upsets residents (+ video)

'Third-world' roading upsets residents (+ video)

The ‘‘third-world'' roading conditions being created by Dunedin City Council contractors while renewing the water mains in Kaikorai is leaving some residents angry and impatient for it to be finished.

Heart-stopping for good cause

Heart-stopping for good cause

It is a kind of schadenfreude. I have always found it amusing when people scare the living daylights out of each other.

'Gutted' over cycleway delay

'Gutted' over cycleway delay

Tempers flared during a Chalmers Community Board meeting last night, when the NZ Transport Agency announced it would be at least another two years before construction could begin on the St Leonards to Port Chalmers cycleway.

Motel building makes way for new Pact accommodation

Motel building makes way for new Pact accommodation

The Dunthat Motel on King Edward St is now ‘‘been that'', following its demolition yesterday.

Move afoot to repatriate fire engine

Move afoot to repatriate fire engine

The wheels are turning on a bid to retrieve a 1940s Ford ‘‘Jailbar'' fire engine from a North Island farmer's shed and have it returned to Waitati, where it was once the area's first dedicated fire appliance.