David Loughrey

Seeking to solve taxi rank disorder

Seeking to solve taxi rank disorder

The Dunedin City Council says it will seek answers to the issue of violence and disorder at a central city taxi stand.

'Huge interest' in 3-D video

'Huge interest' in 3-D video

Dunedin company Animation Research is finding plenty of work for its locally developed 360-degree virtual reality video rigs, which are being used for everything from selling New Zealand tourism to providing an enhanced look at golf.

Singers chase NZ's biggest title

Singers chase NZ's biggest title

Dunedin opera singers had their shot at becoming the next Anna Leese or Jonathan Lemalu this week when they auditioned for the Lexus Song Quest.

New club holding its breath

New club holding its breath

Mastering the art of not breathing underwater for long periods is the goal of a new Dunedin club.

Fear over taxi rank violence

Fear over taxi rank violence

A Dunedin man who witnessed what he says are "absolutely outrageous'' scenes of disorder and violence at the Octagon taxi rank wants something done about the matter.

University not in breach of suppression

The University of Otago has been ruled not to have breached a suppression order when it used information from a court case to discipline a Campus Watch security guard.

Funding for freedom camper relief

Funding for freedom camper relief

New Zealand's regional areas are about to get some relief in dealing with freedom campers, with a $12 million fund for what Prime Minister John Key yesterday described as "small infrastructure projects''.

Nevis Thriller to raise bar in extreme challenge

Nevis Thriller to raise bar in extreme challenge

A Queenstown tourism pioneer remained tight-lipped yesterday after it was revealed a "world first'' extreme activity is to be launched in the resort - with the aid of government funding.

Big opportunity for film tourism in South

Big opportunity for film tourism in South

A movie shot recently with significant footage from Tapanui is being targeted as the next big opportunity for movie tourism.

$500k for 'world-first extreme adventure' project

$500k for 'world-first extreme adventure' project

Prime Minister John Key today announced $500,000 funding for a Central Otago bungy operation.