Craig Baxter

Fatal fire near Cromwell

Fatal fire near Cromwell

A person has died at the scene of controlled burn-off at Northburn, near Cromwell.

Snaps of the year: Craig Baxter

Snaps of the year: Craig Baxter ODT photographer Craig Baxter shares his favourite snaps for 2013.

No doubts now about service's success

No doubts now about service's success

It has been a long six months for Dunedin taxi entrepreneur Bill Overton.

Motorbikes at museum

Motorbikes at museum

Lovers of motorcycles new and old will have plenty to see when a big show opens at the Otago Museum's special exhibitions gallery today.

Sheep threat withdrawn after race deal reached

Sheep threat withdrawn after race deal reached

The sheep have been stood down - for now, at least - after organisers of a Dunedin hill climb for car enthusiasts struck a deal with an irate opponent.

Matt Smith's two minute racing tips July 5th

Matt Smith's two minute racing tips July 5th

Otago Daily Times racing writer Matt Smith gives his tips and predictions for the weekend's racing. 

 

Massive 'quake' tests emergency plans

Massive 'quake' tests emergency plans

A simulated magnitude-8 earthquake struck the West Coast on the Alpine fault line at 3am yesterday, demolishing the Omarama Hotel and Ohau Lodge and isolating Queenstown.

'Swings and roundabouts' at Hillside auction

'Swings and roundabouts' at Hillside auction

Auctioneer Kevin O'Connor, of Auckland, conducts an auction of engineering equipment in the Hillside Engineering Workshops fabrication shop yesterday.

Anti-K2 protest in city

Anti-K2 protest in city

The campaign by a Mosgiel mother for the immediate banning of synthetic cannabis comes to Dunedin today.

Video: OUSA president at keg party

Video: OUSA president at keg party

 

OUSA president Francisco Hernandez talks about the 2013 Hyde Street Keg Party