Opinion

City embarks on a new chapter

City embarks on a new chapter

Neville Peat reflects on where Dunedin is placed now it has won acknowledgement as an International City of Literature.

Turning back the clock puts my identity in doubt

Turning back the clock puts my identity in doubt

In last week's column I described digging out a 1961 class photo in the basement, but this search unearthed something even scarier, a box filled to overflowing of all thing primary school.

Canadians', Danes' claims on North Pole lack merit

Canadians', Danes' claims on North Pole lack merit

Saint Nicholas (also known as Santa Claus, Kris Kringle or Father Christmas) has had to put up with a lot over the years. After the latest blow, he may not show up at all this week.

Stations of the Cross charm revealed

Stations of the Cross charm revealed

On Saturday December 13, I attended a mass at St Mary Star of the Sea at Port Chalmers.

For me, the horror lives on

For me, the horror lives on

For most of us, a trip to Pixie Town is a happy Christmas-time highlight. Not so for David Loughrey, who says the ''remorseless, jerking hysteria of the dreadful sharp-eared Christmas gang'' is settled deep within his subconscious. He braved near certain psychological damage to relive the traumas of his youth.

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