What would you attempt to do, if you knew you could not
fail?The question is framed on Jaimee Smith's office wall,
and has provided inspiration every day for the past 20 years.
Otago residents are being asked not to use sky lanterns for
private or public Chinese New Year celebrations this week,
amid fears they may cause fires in the region's dry
Jacobi Kohu-Morris is hoping his emotions do not get the
better of him this Anzac Day when he visits Gallipoli - but
just in case they do, he will have a large stash of
hankerchiefs with him.
Traditionally, when members of Oil Free Otago gather in
Dunedin's Octagon, it is a noisy affair with messages of
They say there's no such thing as a free lunch, but yesterday
there was a free breakfast for anyone in the Octagon who
turned up on a bicycle.
The roses are red, and John van Delft is far from blue.
Stories of making home-made ice skates, teaching dogs to
fetch smoko and probably some yarns better left unrepeated
were the threads which pulled more than 180 members of the
Tisdall family back together at the weekend.
A reward for information on the tagger who defaced a central
Dunedin car park is still unclaimed.
A Dunedin secondary school pupil has been given the day off
school to advise senior government officials - and perhaps
Prime Minister John Key - on ways to improve New Zealand's
A plane crash in
the centre of Middlemarch had emergency services staff
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