Despite a fear of flying, Amanda Burrow could think of no better way to celebrate being alive than leaping from a plane.
It may not be slick, or all that quick, but the Nissan Elgrand is capable of transporting up to 10 people at once, and car thieves love it.
For many, foster care may be a foreign concept, but after 32 years of fostering so many children their photos could cover their lounge room walls, Linda and Trevor Wheeler say it is all about family, albeit a large one. Ellie Constantine spoke to the Wheelers, and two of their children, for Foster Care Awareness Week this week.
There is nothing like a free lunch, especially when it is cooked by a chef using fresh, local ingredients.
A programme to help young people "avoid the dole" will be piloted in Dunedin next year.
There is a "hell of a lot of energy in the sun", and a feasibility study to capture that power for humans is under way in Dunedin.
The Taieri District Pony Club's "controversial", locally themed, cross-country course at Wingatui racecourse will get its first test this weekend.
After enduring "the most horrible experience" of her life, Tracey Crampton Smith is offering an alternative to the Occupy Dunedin protest.
After once donning silks for race meets, Megan Brick will be wearing something slightly more ladylike for today's Melbourne Cup.
Bargain-hunters seeking items with a rich history flocked to Larnach Castle's garage sale yesterday.
It has been a South Dunedin institution for the past 100 years, but the future of Wolfenden and Russell will hold some challenges, owner Gary Roberts says.
Toast for tea. Watering down milk. Treating tomato sauce as a luxury. Giving away the family pet. Bartering for goods and services. This is life for those living below the poverty line in Dunedin.
Skyrocketing food and fuel costs, increases in GST, and reduced employment opportunities have made the past year hard for many. But spare a thought for those living below the poverty line.
Described as elegantly trashy and very DIY by their creator, Underground Sundae's pieces are attracting plenty of attention. Ellie Constantine talked to designer Anne-Mieke Ytsma about inspiration and the challenges of business.
Workshops on everything from songwriting to performance will come in handy for a group of Dunedin bands when they go on tour this weekend.
The know-it-all, the gossip, and the excuse artist: every office has them, but what can employers do about their behaviour?
From "blurry boundaries" and business, to her mentors and people's obsession with her gender, University of Otago vice-chancellor Prof Harlene Hayne covered it all with a group of women yesterday.