John Lewis

Historic Dunedin buildings given new life

Historic Dunedin buildings given new life

On any given day, you can look out Loft Hair salon's window and imagine you are in New York, Melbourne, or Paris.

Taieri College to get new hall

Taieri College to get new hall

The nervous wait to see what will become of Taieri College's fire-damaged Hislop Hall is over.

Getting involved in schools 'addictive’

Getting involved in schools 'addictive’

It can drive you to pull your hair out, and it can swell you with pride. But the real reason Mark Rogers is one of the longest-serving board of trustees members in Otago, is because it's an addictive challenge like no other. John Lewis explains.

Weekly beatings ending

Kiwi Antony Starr returns as Sheriff Lucas Hood in the fourth and final season of Banshee.

Public warned after five cars broken into

Police are again reminding Dunedin residents to take valuables out of their cars or keep them out of sight, following five car break-ins on Saturday night.

Disparity in views on flood bank repairs

Franz Josef locals hope the Waiho flood bank which breached, causing major flooding in the West Coast township on Thursday, can be repaired by the end of this week.

Crash cause findings delayed

Police say it could be some time before it is known what caused a mini-bus crash near Luggate on Friday, which killed a 62-year-old Indian woman.

Celebrating 60 years in the trade

Celebrating 60 years in the trade

Colin Coombes adjusts his neatly ironed collar and tie, picks up his meat cleaver, and sets to work with a solid thwack.

Speech about defying racism a winner

Speech about defying racism a winner

A speech laying out the value of not being a bystander to racism and discrimination has won a Logan Park High School pupil the Otago Race Unity Speech Competition.

Basilica begins its new life

Basilica begins its new life

Sometimes, the symbolism of certain dates in the church calendar is too good to pass by.