A row of trees nearly turned a Dunedin playground into a
The voice of Smaug the dragon, played by Benedict
Cumberbatch, is heard for the first time in the new trailer
for The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug.
ODT racing writer Matt Smith gives his turf tips for punters
in the South for racing later today and at the weekend.
Aditi Bardhan, from Kolkata, shows how to make an Indian
fish curry with yoghurt sauce and pulao.
Shocking CCTV footage taken in Dunedin shows a man brutally
smashing a stolen pet rabbit against a wall before tossing
its lifeless body over a fence.
A television advertisement which targets Maori fathers who
drive stoned with their children in the car has been slammed
for negatively stereotyping and stigmatising Maori.
The Costa Concordia has been pulled upright off the Italian
island of Giglio, in a tense salvage operation that revealed
the damage to a once gleaming cruise liner that had lain on
its side for 20 months after capsizing, killing 32 people.
It may be the stuff of fantasy for some, but it came as a bit
of a shock to one couple to discover cold beer pouring out of
their household taps.
About 3500 people attended the inaugural Dunedin Craft Beer
and Food Festival at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday.
Every year, Class Act award winners are encouraged to go out
into the world and fulfil their ambitions.
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