It may be called the Baldwin St Gutbuster Race, but 10-year-old Oliver Chignell barely raised a sweat yesterday.
The texting tutor had RSI in her thumb from sending more than 600 text messages a month, but Mosgiel grandmother Noeleen Thomas got hers the old-fashioned way - knitting.
Young pilgrims from the Dunedin diocese gathered at Holy Cross College in Mosgiel on Saturday, to prepare for World Youth Day.
Members of the public are invited to attend Easter services, when many churches will celebrate the true meaning of Easter.
The crucifixion of Christ will be commemorated in Dunedin on Good Friday, during ecumenical cross processions.
Smiths City will close its Filleul St branch on March 31, less than 2 1/2 years after pledging to retain the central Dunedin store.
The sun shone for the centennial of the Otago Settlers Museum yesterday, a far cry from the torrential rain at its opening 100 years ago.
It was a case of one potato, two potato, three potato more, at the Go Otago day held at Taieri Agricultural Park yesterday.
Construction issues with the offshore patrol vessel, Otago, have resulted in a six-month delay in its commissioning with the Royal New Zealand Navy.
The Dunedin City Council is hoping to reduce the number of disposable nappies sent to the landfill by introducing a cloth nappy subsidy.
Headbanging at a Kiss concert may seem an odd hobby for a drum major - but Cameron Taylor is not your average pipe band member.
A Dunedin man is making T-shirts in ‘‘sweat-shop'' conditions to highlight the plight of Third World workers.
Playing the Bible on his iPod has helped lighten the load of the cross Ryan Craig is carrying from Bluff to Cape Reinga.
Watching a film of a boy being beaten and the footage then being sold as a DVD was part of the curriculum for 120 Dunedin high school pupils yesterday.
Driven out of the inner city through by-laws, skateboarders may once again find themselves homeless if the Dunedin City Council's proposed Harbourside development goes ahead. But, claims spokesperson William van der Vliet, skateboarders have proven they deserve a place in the city.
Unable to afford escalating insurance premiums, churches are insuring their historic buildings for a fraction of their replacement value.
Dan Raviv, adviser to one of the world's richest men, travelled 31 hours to reach Dunedin this week so he could watch a one-hour documentary.
The bells tolled far and wide from Dunedin's First Church on Saturday, as the public learned the up-and-down work of the bell-ringer.