David Loughrey

Going into bat for stadium with aplomb

Going into bat for stadium with aplomb

Terry Davies has managed what once appeared just a dim possibility - he has brought musicians to Forsyth Barr Stadium that pull in the punters and provide a sell-out show, and looks set to be building momentum for the future. But who is this recent addition to the Dunedin ratepayer base? 

Ready to frock your world

Ready to frock your world

Dunedin-based NHNZ is expecting to hear within weeks if it can begin a third season of its L. A. Frock Stars series, while the star of the show is soon to arrive in the city for the iD Dunedin Fashion Week.

History preserved at museum site

History preserved at museum site

Having taken a good percentage of the public buildings from a contracting Outram and placed them safe on a hill above the town, the Taieri Historical Museum has plenty of society's institutions covered.

Appeals sadden murder victim's family

Appeals sadden murder victim's family

Four men sentenced to up to 18 years' jail for murder after what was described as the ''long and brutal'' beating of an Oamaru man have launched appeals against both their convictions and sentences.

Cruise ship season nets $30 million for city

Cruise ship season nets $30 million for city

Dunedin hosted about 131,000 cruise ship passengers and 58,000 crew in a season the Dunedin City Council says earned the city close to $30 million.

Rededication for memorial with corrected roll of honour

Rededication for memorial with corrected roll of honour

Just like they first did 92 years ago, a crowd gathered ''in the lee of the rock'' in cold conditions to honour the dead of the Otago Peninsula.

Sharpest dressed dog on the day

Sharpest dressed dog on the day

Dubbed during the Best Dressed Dog competition the ''paparazzi pair'', Waitati resident Angela Lyon and her dog Mate cut a striking flurry of tweed and wool at the Blueskin Agricultural and Pastoral Society fair yesterday.

Man dies following mobility scooter crash

Man dies following mobility scooter crash

The elderly man seriously injured in Mosgiel yesterday when a light truck collided with his mobility scooter has died today at Dunedin Hospital.

Andersons Bay parish dissolution approved

Andersons Bay parish dissolution approved

The Andersons Bay Presbyterian Church is set to host its last service this month, after a move to dissolve the parish received final approval.

Toitu still going with the flow

Toitu still going with the flow

The word Toitu has become shorthand for the Settlers Museum since the name for the stream that ran through early Dunedin was added to the facility in 2012. But just where is that historic water course now? David Loughrey set out on an expedition to follow the stream's path from the soft, dappled light of Belleknowes to the metallic grind of the industrial sector.