John Lewis

Feeling the afterglow of chilli event (+ video)

Feeling the afterglow of chilli event (+ video)

It doesn't matter what they tell you, nothing can prepare you for eating a chilli registering about 2 million on the Scoville Heat Unit (shu) scale.

'Third-world' roading upsets residents (+ video)

'Third-world' roading upsets residents (+ video)

The ‘‘third-world'' roading conditions being created by Dunedin City Council contractors while renewing the water mains in Kaikorai is leaving some residents angry and impatient for it to be finished.

Heart-stopping for good cause

Heart-stopping for good cause

It is a kind of schadenfreude. I have always found it amusing when people scare the living daylights out of each other.

'Gutted' over cycleway delay

'Gutted' over cycleway delay

Tempers flared during a Chalmers Community Board meeting last night, when the NZ Transport Agency announced it would be at least another two years before construction could begin on the St Leonards to Port Chalmers cycleway.

Motel building makes way for new Pact accommodation

Motel building makes way for new Pact accommodation

The Dunthat Motel on King Edward St is now ‘‘been that'', following its demolition yesterday.

Move afoot to repatriate fire engine

Move afoot to repatriate fire engine

The wheels are turning on a bid to retrieve a 1940s Ford ‘‘Jailbar'' fire engine from a North Island farmer's shed and have it returned to Waitati, where it was once the area's first dedicated fire appliance.

Signs of the times for Pukerangi

Signs of the times for Pukerangi

Signs to inform Taieri Gorge Railway tourists about the history of Pukerangi have been approved by the Strath Taieri Community Board.

South Dunedin faces up to public scrutiny (+ video)

South Dunedin faces up to public scrutiny (+ video)

If you live in South Dunedin, these are some of the people in your neighbourhood.