John Lewis

Researching water survival skills

Researching water survival skills

New research has begun at the University of Otago that aims to reduce the number of open-water drownings in New Zealand.

Man warned after parking altercation

Man warned after parking altercation

A 30-year-old man has been given a pre-charge warning from police after he allegedly assaulted a Dunedin City Council parking warden in central Dunedin yesterday.

On his bike for suicide trust

On his bike for suicide trust

Up to 11 people die every week from suicide in New Zealand.

Free postcards to boost letter writing

Free postcards to boost letter writing

An initiative is under way to keep the art of letter writing alive by bringing it to a new generation through the gift of thousands of free postcards and stamps to school-aged children.

Parking warden assaulted

Parking warden assaulted

A 30-year-old Dunedin man has been given a pre-charge warning after allegedly assaulting a Dunedin City Council parking warden on George St today.

Wildlife hospital proposed for Dunedin

Wildlife hospital proposed for Dunedin

Some of the South Island's greatest wildlife conservation minds have flocked to Dunedin to discuss how a wildlife hospital might be established in the city.

Driveway parking not issue

Driveway parking not issue

The Dunedin City Council has denied it has ticketed a Dunedin resident for parking his vehicle over his own driveway.

Hair we go; it’s for good cause

Hair we go; it’s for good cause

When teenage girls get together, conversations often start with: "Oh my God, I love your hair''.

Festival first test for Regent's new sound shell

Festival first test for Regent's new sound shell

Eight brass bands will put the Regent Theatre's newly installed sound shell to the test this weekend when they compete in the 2016 Otago Southland Festival of Brass.

Tribute show for Bowie

Tribute show for Bowie

Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane, Thin White Duke and Major Tom will rise again - in Dunedin no less - despite it being nearly three months since David Bowie died.