David Loughrey

Regional air service welcomed

Regional air service welcomed

Plans for a daily air service between Dunedin and Queenstown have attracted plenty of early support, but may face hurdles before they can fly.

New airline to link Dunedin and Queenstown

New airline to link Dunedin and Queenstown

Daily flights between Dunedin and Queenstown are planned for late this year or early next by a newly formed regional airline.

Trip from Milwaukee after fan's 'epiphany'

Trip from Milwaukee after fan's 'epiphany'

Susan Brettingen has been a New Zealand fan for more than 30 years and a Dunedin Sound fan for almost as long, but it took an epiphany late last year to finally bring her to this country.

Switched-on company to stay in Gigatown

Switched-on company to stay in Gigatown

The launch in Dunedin of the fastest internet speed in the southern hemisphere got the backing of a local business yesterday, as 1Gbps broadband was switched on.

Glassons, students collaborate

Dunedin design students are about to get a taste of the realities of the fashion industry, with a collaboration between the Otago Polytechnic and Australasian brand Glassons.

Five tourist drivers in court

Five tourist drivers in court

Five overseas drivers appeared in Otago courts yesterday after a weekend of death and injury again focused attention on tourist driving on southern roads.

Taunts, anger as four jailed over murder

Taunts, anger as four jailed over murder

In his grieving mother's words, Justin McFarlane died ''in such an evil way''.

'Inevitability' in events before murder

'Inevitability' in events before murder

Yesterday, four men and a woman were sentenced over the murder of Justin McFarlane, a 35-year-old North Otago dairy worker and small-time drug dealer. David Loughrey was in court and looks back over case.

Bain ruling attacked by Karam

Bain ruling attacked by Karam

Justice Minister Amy Adams has ordered a new inquiry into David Bain's compensation claim, prompting Mr Bain's long-time advocate Joe Karam to launch an attack on the Government's handling of the issue.

Small horses, big passion

Small horses, big passion

Margaret Miller came in contact with her first miniature horse about 12 years ago, when she was asked to look after one on her Taieri property.