An uninhabited house and two farm buildings were destroyed by a fire that started on an Enfield property on Wednesday afternoon and flared up again yesterday morning.
Barry Stevens has been reappointed for another year as North Otago coach.
Put aside, for a minute, the issue of whether Lord President Baron His Royal Highness The One And Only Legend Right Honourable Viscount Duke Der Kaiser King Richie McCaw should be given a knighthood.
Barry Stevens will be on familiar ground when he makes his Heartland Championship debut as North Otago coach on Saturday. The long-serving Southern club coach talks to Hayden Meikle.
New Zealand football is mired in an eligibility saga but there is NEVER any scandal in the English Premier League. Oh, right. Sports editor Hayden Meikle looks ahead to the new season starting this weekend.
Rugby fans searching for some good news after Saturday night's shock All Black loss will be pleased to know Highlanders co-captain Ben Smith will probably be fine for the Bledisloe Cup decider this weekend.
How is the air up there? Just ask Jonas Lobitz. The Otago Boys' High School old boy is seeing the world from a great height and rising up the hang gliding rankings. Hayden Meikle tracks him down.
Otago coach Nathan King says there is ''no ill blood'' between the Volts and Jesse Ryder following the troubled star's defection to Central Districts.
It is genuinely hard to believe the author of this gripping, visceral account of the 1992 Los Angeles riots was not in the city at that time.
Last week, Signal offered a list of the 10 must-play games on PlayStation 4. Now it is the turn of the Xbox One. Game reviewers Hayden Meikle and Simon Bishop throw some games into the mix.
A Super Rugby title, an All Black jersey and now possibly a ticket to the Rugby World Cup. Lima Sopoaga is having a heck of a year.
Old Boys won a fifth straight North Otago club rugby title today.
Like most of you, I was bewildered by the notorious male-only list - which appeared in the ODT but was NOT compiled by this fine, enlightened publication - of notable Dunedin residents.