John Lewis

Win may hasten retirement

Win may hasten retirement

A Roxburgh couple are on a roll after striking it lucky with Lotto for the second time this year.

Sail failure scuppers record attempt

Equipment failure has again forced Stanley Paris to abandon his attempt to solo circumnavigate the globe.

Artists did not ask permission

Artists did not ask permission

The Otago Regional Council is annoyed a group of artists have painted a mural on a Water of Leith wall without first gaining council permission.

Plea to ensure cats, dogs do not starve

Plea to ensure cats, dogs do not starve

The SPCA has issued a timely reminder to make sure pets will be well looked after while owners are away on holiday.

Christmas joy

Christmas joy

'Tis the season to be jolly ... and those who aren't feeling the Christmas spirit should probably head to No 4 Roy Cres, Dunedin.

Luge: Excitement at cup win

Luge: Excitement at cup win

Tayla Ward is turning heads on the luging slopes of Europe after winning a major luging event in Austria this week.

'Best present ever' - Samaritan to rescue after truck flips

'Best present ever' - Samaritan to rescue after truck flips

It seems Mike Rankin's luck has not yet run out.

Solo yachtsman confident for circumnavigation

Solo yachtsman confident for circumnavigation

Stanley Paris is hoping he is more than a quarter of the way through his circumnavigation as he enters the Southern Ocean, halfway between South America and South Africa.

Footballing mascot brings cheer to children's ward

Footballing mascot brings cheer to children's ward

Adam Clark (15), of Middlemarch, shares a moment with Wooliam, the official mascot for the 2015 Fifa Under 20 Football World Cup, during a visit to the children's ward at Dunedin Hospital yesterday.

Invitation to join Ivy League worth a scream

Invitation to join Ivy League worth a scream

One of Dunedin's top secondary school pupils has been snapped up by a private Ivy League research university, to study in the United States.