Otago Daily Times: Dunedin

Jake helps tackle grass fire; 'awesome job'

Jake helps tackle grass fire; 'awesome job'

A teenage farmhand became an unintentional hero after helping keep a potentially disastrous scrub fire at bay.

'I blacked out and they grabbed me just in time'

'I blacked out and they grabbed me just in time'

As Tamara Cuttriss blacked out and went under the water for the final time, her last thought was: ''This is it. What a waste. I haven't even lived yet.''

Cricket to try again on lights proposal

The Otago Cricket Association will go back to the drawing board as it seeks to keep alive a $2.5 million plan to install floodlights at the University Oval.

Taking a stand on taggers

Taking a stand on taggers

A Dunedin woman's stand against graffiti has resonated with others around the city.

Another bumper year 9 intake for King's High

Another bumper year 9 intake for King's High

King's High School has gathered another bumper crop of year 9 pupils this year and the school's overall roll continues to rise.

Passing motorists' fire efforts praised

A Taieri couple want to thank the motorists who stopped and helped put out a roadside fire which could have caused a ''conflagration'' on their property if it had got out of control.

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