David Loughrey

Body of missing man found in a paddock

Body of missing man found in a paddock

The body of missing Romahapa man Ian Mathieson has been found in a paddock near Monaghan Rd, about 10km northwest of Balclutha.

Dunedin woman in, boots 'n all, for world champs

Dunedin woman in, boots 'n all, for world champs

Her training for the national champs was a few drinks with some chums just before the event, but heading into the cauldron of an international competition, Dunedin's gumboot-throwing champion is getting serious.

Craft club still going strong after 38 years

Craft club still going strong after 38 years

An old boot covered with the pages of a telephone book.

Donation makes up for 'evil' theft

An anonymous Good Samaritan has donated $200 to compensate for the work of an ''evil'' thief who stole money meant for the homeless.

Lots of growing goes on at school

Lots of growing goes on at school

Both an end and a beginning were celebrated at Waikouaiti School at the weekend.

Designs earn student Glassons internship

Designs earn student Glassons internship

A Duendin fashion design student is about to get an insight into the business of commercial fashion, after her designs impressed Glassons enough for the women's clothing chain to offer her an internship.

Money stolen from night shelter fundraiser

Money stolen from night shelter fundraiser

An otherwise successful fund raising effort by about 200 people in the Octagon overnight has been marred by the theft of a donation bucket full of money that would have gone to the homeless.

Away for a bike ride like no other

Away for a bike ride like no other

At, sleep, recover, ride, repeat - that routine is what Dunedin man Andrew Nicholson is hoping will win him a Guinness world record, and raise money and awareness for cancer research.

Not 'too many problems' with new rules for drones

Not 'too many problems' with new rules for drones

Dunedin drone operator Aaron McGrouther says he has no problems with new laws restricting the use of the machines, but he wonders who will police them.

Give me your tourists

Give me your tourists

The tourism industry has been buzzing with confidence recently, following the release of a government forecast of a 48% increase in visitor expenditure by 2021. David Loughrey asks Dunedin tourism identities what we can do to make sure we get a decent slice of the tourism pie.