A Saddle Hill couple are praising the quick actions of a
neighbour who saved them from a ball of fire on Wednesday.
He battled up to 500degC heat and 18m flames to save a home
and, for his efforts, was transferred to hospital suffering
from heat exhaustion.
The anonymous website that hosted a post threatening the
shooting of students at the University of Otago on Wednesday
had earlier hosted posts targeting a Dunedin student.
Police remain tight-lipped about the investigation into a
shooting threat directed at the University of Otago.
Canadian-based social anthropologist Associate Prof Susanne
Kuehling has gained insights into traditional gift exchanges
in parts of Papua New Guinea by studying Kula valuables in
the Otago Museum's collection.
An unlicensed driver with three young passengers lost control
on a southern Dunedin hill, ploughing through a fence and
flipping the car, police say.
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