David Loughrey

Orthopaedics trainees to return

Orthopaedics trainees to return

A full-time surgeon and a dedicated morning operating theatre for orthopaedics are behind the return of orthopaedic trainees to Dunedin Hospital next year.

Removing asbestos pipes

The Dunedin City Council says it will remove decaying asbestos pipes from public land after their existence at Sullivans Dam was noted by the Amalgamated Workers Union.

Bigger and better with mates

Bigger and better with mates

Seeing Black Sabbath in Melbourne was "fantastic'', but for former Dunedin man James Biggs, seeing the band with his best mates in Dunedin tonight would be even better.

Dogs 'a serious responsibility'

Dogs 'a serious responsibility'

The sentencing of a man whose three Irish wolfhounds savagely mauled a woman in Dunedin last year has sparked a warning dog ownership is "a serious responsibility''.

Cruise growth debrief identifies need for action (+ video)

Cruise growth debrief identifies need for action (+ video)

Larger cruise ships on their way to Dunedin will come with pressure for new tourism operations and exacerbate problems with already congested bus parking.

Kiwi clue key to bookmark saga

Kiwi clue key to bookmark saga

It was a tiny home-made bookmark lost on the platform of a London Underground station.

Looking up in Princes St (+ video)

Looking up in Princes St (+ video)

A fire-damaged building at 389 Princes St is the latest to be targeted for heritage redevelopment, and could spark wider changes to the area.

Vandervis forcing mud-tank issue

Vandervis forcing mud-tank issue

A series of emails released by Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis show he was raising concerns about the state of Dunedin's mud-tanks as long ago as 2011.

Increased cost of study 'worrying'

Increased cost of study 'worrying'

A 2.9% increase in the cost of tertiary education was worrying but not surprising, Otago University Students' Association president Laura Harris says.

Life saved, but whose was it?

There are just five short sentences left to tell the terrible but remarkable story of a Dunedin soldier's time in World War 1 France.