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Hopes of playing music again after breaking neck

Hopes of playing music again after breaking neck

Lying on his back, alone in the middle of Ross Creek Forest, Nick Cornish's first thought after falling from his mountain bike and breaking his neck was: ‘‘Can I feel my feet?''

Warm start to the week; looking dry for Christmas

Early holiday-makers in Otago can expect a scorching start to next week with temperatures reaching 27degC for much of the region.

Novopay won’t give details

Novopay won’t give details

The Ministry of Education is refusing to say how many Otago education staff still owe money after they were overpaid when Novopay was first introduced.

Santa’s head elf spreading cheer

Santa’s head elf spreading cheer

If Santa Claus is unlikely to slide down your chimney this year, his elves would like to know about it.

Contract for small business support

Contract for small business support

Enterprise Dunedin has won another Government Regional Business Partner (RBP) contract that will allow the Dunedin City Council to continue providing support to small businesses in Otago.

High-speed drivers 'had kids in cars'

High-speed drivers 'had kids in cars'

Two Dunedin men have been charged with dangerous driving for allegedly travelling at high speed with young children in their cars.

Epic ride tinged with disappointment

Epic ride tinged with disappointment

You would think a man about to set a Guinness world record for cycling nearly 29,000km around the globe in less than 125 days, would be ecstatic.

Waste food to biofuel: pupils win top awards

Waste food to biofuel: pupils win top awards

A recipe for transforming food waste into biofuel and fertiliser has also turned out to be a recipe for success for six Kaikorai Valley College economics pupils, who won two prestigious awards at the Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme National Awards last night.

Andrew’s head over heels (+ video)

Andrew’s head over heels (+ video)

Andrew Coshan's feet are happier than usual at the moment.

Award winner highlights the achievements of other finalists

Award winner highlights the achievements of other finalists

No sooner did Nick Chisholm win one of the top awards at the New Zealand Attitude Awards than he was diverting attention away from himself by praising his fellow finalists.