Otago Daily Times: Dunedin

Microlight numbers take off

The rise of microlights, or light sport aircraft, is turning what was once regarded as ''a rich man's sport'' into something more widely available, and sparking a growth in hangar numbers at the Otago Aero Club.

Hospital murals being recorded

Hospital murals being recorded

For decades, the colourful murals in the Children's Pavilion at Dunedin Hospital injected a playful element into an otherwise austere atmosphere. But as the pavilion empties of services, the murals are being recorded for posterity.

Quick changes their specialty

Quick changes their specialty

Dunedin production has a pit crew of dressers making split-second costume changes.

Decision not to charge woman 'insensitive'

Decision not to charge woman 'insensitive'

Police may have ''technically'' made the right call by not charging a drunken 21-year-old who attacked a Wakari woman and vandalised her home, but their response was ''insensitive'', a legal expert says.

Hopes for stronger education links with Thailand

Hopes for stronger education links with Thailand

Otago Polytechnic fashion student Kayla Araya (right), of southern Thailand, hopes opportunities for more Thai students to come to Dunedin will open up.

Another foundry's future shaky

Another 74 foundry workers in Dunedin face an uncertain future after Bradken confirmed it was moving its Hillside staff to a four-day week.

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