Debbie Porteous

Whiter than white

Whiter than white

Mahinerangi youngsters Becky (5, left) and Ollie (3) Vaughan play in the snow under mum and dad Hayley and Dave Vaughan's frozen washing on Waipori Station yesterday.

Doc could allow electric bike use on rail trail

Doc could allow electric bike use on rail trail

The pace on the Otago Central Rail Trail might pick up a little later this year, as the Department of Conservation reconsiders its policy on electric bikes.

Balloon launch delayed again

Balloon launch delayed again

Nasa's super balloon will not be launched tomorrow.

January hotter than usual throughout Otago

January hotter than usual throughout Otago

January was the fifth driest month in Dunedin since records started at Musselburgh in 1918.

Flight hit by lightning near Dunedin

Flight hit by lightning near Dunedin

An Air New Zealand flight from Dunedin was cancelled after the plane was struck by lightning on its approach into the city's airport this afternoon.

Opportunity to have say on new pool

Mosgiel-Taieri residents will have another chance to have a say on their preferences for a new pool complex in Mosgiel next month.

Road to be renamed during Cricket World Cup

Road to be renamed during Cricket World Cup

Logan Park Drive, the road to the University Oval in Dunedin, will be temporarily renamed Brendon McCullum Dr for the duration of the Cricket World Cup.

Consultation on physio pool mooted

Consultation on physio pool mooted

The Dunedin City Council is to consider consulting residents on whether it should help fund the Otago Therapeutic Pool in Dunedin.

Unfunded item but still a chance

Unfunded item but still a chance

A new pool complex in Mosgiel is in the Dunedin City Council's draft long-term plan - but no money is allocated for it.

Manhole sewage overflow could be transferred

Manhole sewage overflow could be transferred

Providing safe public access to the Caversham Tunnel could mean more sewage might flood Surrey St properties, Dunedin city councillors have been told.