John Lewis

Govt keen on amalgamation

Govt keen on amalgamation

The Government wants to see more councils amalgamate in order to reduce rates, Prime Minister John Key says.

Winter makes presence felt

Winter makes presence felt

A wintry blast yesterday brought settling snow to Dunedin for the first time this winter.

Green for racing as Jaffas released (+ video)

Green for racing as Jaffas released (+ video)

There were no fancy horse names like Maythehorsebewithu or Ray Sauce - just 75,000 sugar-coated balls of chocolate named 00001 to 75000.

Gigatown is now Wiggle Town

Gigatown is now Wiggle Town

It's hard to believe, but one of the world's favourite children's entertainment groups has turned 25.

Thousands cram Baldwin St for Jaffa Race (+ video)

Thousands cram Baldwin St for Jaffa Race (+ video)

It was a sight you had to see to believe.

Driver arrested after injuring woman

Driver arrested after injuring woman

A 28-year-old Dunedin woman is to appear in the Dunedin District Court after using her car to injure another woman.

Scientists inspiring examples for girls

Scientists inspiring examples for girls

Some of the region's top young science pupils got to pick the brains of some of the world's top scientific minds during the Sir Peter Blake Trust Dunedin Girls' Science and Leadership programme at the University of Otago yesterday.

Spate of car break-ins in city

Spate of car break-ins in city

Dunedin residents are being reminded to remove all valuable items from their vehicles at night after a spate of break-ins in the city yesterday.

Inventive pupil has the edge

Inventive pupil has the edge

Anyone who has mown a lawn will know how easy it is to get grassed off when you have to mow that strip along the edge.

Subsidies all taken following publicity

Subsidies all taken following publicity

Subsidies for home insulation have run out after hundreds of Otago residents contacted the Cosy Homes Trust during the past week, to apply for the funding scheme.