Kevin Heyward always thought of himself as a popular guy. But
since he bought and restored a rare 1957 Austin A35 pick-up,
and put an Austin J40 pedal car on the roof rack, he has
almost become a celebrity in his own right.
A haze will rise above Dunedin tomorrow when engines, some
more than 100 years old, fire up again for the oldest veteran
car rally in the southern hemisphere - the Dunedin to
Brighton Veteran Vehicle Run.
For those wanting to ride in a 2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale,
this might be as close as you will ever get. John Lewis
gloats about his experience in one of the fastest and most
expensive cars in the world.
A 25% decline in the number of children being home-schooled
in Otago during the past decade may be due to the quality of
education in the region's state schools, a home-school
support organisation says.