The Star

100-year-old fan thrilled by special jersey

100-year-old fan thrilled by special jersey

Tom Galway did not want to stop wearing his limited edition Otago rugby jersey.

DCC reports on dog attacks

DCC reports on dog attacks

Almost 250 dog attacks were reported to the Dunedin City Council during the past 12 months.

Fly-past to farewell Brevet Club

Fly-past to farewell Brevet Club

Nothing can last forever, not the last of the summer wine and not the Otago Brevet Club. Star reporters Jonathan Chilton-Towle and Dan Hutchinson spoke to three of the six remaining members about why they have decided to end the club.

Hollywood eyes on Otago Peninsula

Hollywood eyes on Otago Peninsula

Could Otago Peninsula be a location for a new Hollywood blockbuster? Dreamworks Studios staff have been seen on the peninsula, allegedly scouting locations for the film The Light Between Oceans, but the company is keeping quiet. The Star's JONATHAN CHILTON-TOWLE reports.

New pet-sitting app gives paws for thought

New pet-sitting app gives paws for thought

Dunedinites are increasingly going online to search for babysitters for their furry friends and a new app which aids the process is starting to take off.

Hoard of cars has become a 'monster'

Hoard of cars has become a 'monster'

Allen Mill knows the make and model of each of his 6500 Matchbox cars and the year they were released.

Pleasant problem for visitor service

Pleasant problem for visitor service

In a twist on the usual theme, a surplus of volunteers at one Dunedin social agency means they are now looking for people who could use some company, rather than the other way around. The Star reporter DAN HUTCHINSON investigates a pleasing crisis.

No major issues after legal high ban

No major issues after legal high ban

The synthetic cannabis ban appears to have mostly stubbed out sales of legal highs in Dunedin.

More state houses to be sold in city

More state houses to be sold in city

Housing New Zealand Corporation is preparing to sell another batch of Dunedin state houses.

Dog handling 'one of the best jobs'

Dog handling 'one of the best jobs'

Spending hours tracking people who are trying to evade police forms part of a physically demanding yet rewarding role for police dog handler Constable Alan Duncan.

Syndicate content