Baldwin St

Safety concerns escalating

Safety concerns escalating

Continuing concerns about visitor behaviour on the world's steepest street, Baldwin St, Dunedin, prompted reporter Hamish McNeilly to investigate.

Baldwin St shop closes after drop in tourist numbers

Baldwin St shop closes after drop in tourist numbers

Plummeting American and Asian tourist numbers are forcing Dunedin's Baldwin Street Tourist Shop to close.

Eye-opening visit to Baldwin St

Eye-opening visit to Baldwin St

Cycling down the world's steepest street with no hands on the handlebars, and a camper van trying to drive to the top of Baldwin St were just some of the antics observed by a council worker last week.

Baldwin St no-go zone

A suitable location for a public toilet near Baldwin St is proving hard to find.

Electric bicycle makes grade on Baldwin St

Electric bicycle makes grade on Baldwin St

Even though the climb by AvantiPlus bike mechanic Mac Robertson (50) was aided by an electric motor, Chinese travellers clapped as he motored up Baldwin St.

Steepest street bus ride 'foolish'

Steepest street bus ride 'foolish'

The actions of a driver who attempted to drive a bus full of backpackers up the world's steepest street for a photo opportunity have been labelled foolhardy by Dunedin police.

World-first bid at steepest street

World-first bid at steepest street

Cardrona stuntman Ian Soanes has a New Year resolution which befits a man they call the "Wheelie King".

Baldwin St bin ride blasted

Baldwin St bin ride blasted

A Sunday morning joyride, which involved a car towing a chilly bin down the world's steepest street, has earned three men a trip to Dunedin District Court later this week.

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