John Lewis

Hope to recover scrub fire expenses

Hope to recover scrub fire expenses

The Otago Rural Fire Authority is seeking to recover all costs associated with fighting the major blaze near Waldronville at the weekend.

Challenging times ahead

''Challenging times'' lie ahead as Hekia Parata once again takes the leads at the Ministry of Education, Otago principals say.

Firefighters stop blaze entering forestry block

Firefighters stop blaze entering forestry block

Firefighters managed to extinguish a blaze near Palmerston which threatened hundreds of hectares of forestry at the weekend, despite mother nature not providing a helping hand.

Celebration of a suburb

Celebration of a suburb

Treasure hunts traditionally involve gems and gold, but the Caversham Community Treasure Hunt ended in the discovery of riches of a very different kind.

Invasion of hoppy batches

Invasion of hoppy batches

Craft beer coming from a tap next to a Space Invaders arcade game sounds a little like fantasy - unless you are at Forsyth Barr Stadium today for Dunedin's second annual Craft Beer and Food Festival.

Teen dilemmas topic of 'Delinquent'

Teen dilemmas topic of 'Delinquent'

It's not likely to break Hollywood box office records, but pupils from five Dunedin secondary schools are hoping their film Delinquent will raise enough money to help five New Zealand charities.

Osteopath to pay almost $50,000

A former Dunedin osteopath who threatened to strangle a colleague until her ''eyeballs popped out'' has been suspended from practising in New Zealand for 12 months and will have to pay fines and costs of nearly $50,000.

Raft of misconduct charges against osteopath

A former Dunedin osteopath threatened to strangle a colleague until her ''eyes popped out'', the New Zealand Health Practitioners' Disciplinary Tribunal was told yesterday.

Pupil power overturns climbing ban

Pupil power overturns climbing ban

Who said school rules can't be changed?

Web offset printers swap notes

Web offset printers swap notes

More than 110 delegates from the printing industry across the South Pacific converged on Dunedin yesterday for the annual Single Width Users Group New Zealand (Swug) conference.