David Loughrey

Last Age Concern meal ends Octagon tradition

Last Age Concern meal ends Octagon tradition

Cooked meals for Dunedin's elderly at the Octagon Club have been served for the last time, ending possibly more than six decades of the service.

$10m property sell-off possible

$10m property sell-off possible

Houses, empty sections and parkland are among 149 parcels of property across Dunedin being considered for sale, as the city council looks to add $10 million to its coffers.

Dunedin Sound pioneer 'ahead of his time'

Dunedin Sound pioneer 'ahead of his time'

Musician Peter Gutteridge, an early member of 1980s Dunedin Sound bands the Clean and the Chills, has died in Auckland.

Roading project gathers pace

Roading project gathers pace

Work is intensifying on Dunedin's Caversham Valley safety improvement project, as new images and plans for walking and cycle access have been released for a bridge being built at Lookout Point.

Location of bus hub seen as crucial

The site for the proposed Dunedin bus hub may become clearer in the next two months after a panel considering the future of the city's public transport system heard a central, accessible location was ''critical''.

Andy's determination shines

Andy's determination shines

Andy Cunningham ran a half-marathon yesterday, then got back out later in the day to walk his dog.

Eye-catching cars on display today

Eye-catching cars on display today

Autospectacular organising committee chairman Kevin Casey checks out a Mustang convertible at the Edgar Centre in Dunedin.

Languid albatross skim pleases the people

Languid albatross skim pleases the people

A slow day on a fishing boat halfway between New Zealand and the Chatham Islands gave a Dunedin photographer the chance he needed to capture an award-winning shot.

Blank stares thrown into the bargain

Blank stares thrown into the bargain

Dunedin's $2 shops and bargain outlets dot the city's retail area, home to a bounty of often plastic forms moulded into objects weird, wonderful and sometimes insane. Some are all those things at once but all are cheap. David Loughrey took some coins and found a world of products that ranged from evil to incomprehensible.

Judge to decide on hill's fate

Judge to decide on hill's fate

After more than 50 years of quarrying, and a corresponding period of vocal opposition to the destruction of the landmark, the future of Saddle Hill lies in the hands of one High Court judge.