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.
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.
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.