Nick Woods reckons it will be some time before he is able to sit on a bike seat again.
A hangi to celebrate Matariki at Brockville School sparked an embarrassing fire service and police callout yesterday.
An audit of Queen's High School's refuse bins has found rubbish equal in weight to a human body is created at the school each day.
Frank Jakobs has finally "bitten the bullet". For 53 years, the Dutchman has been living in New Zealand as an alien.
A Fairfield-based painting company has achieved a masterstroke by winning several awards at the recent New Zealand Master Painters Awards in Invercargill.
The establishment of a new cash-handling division at ADT Armourguard's Dunedin Branch has created nine jobs and necessitated a move to newer, larger premises.
To many, Aiden Gall is just another face in a tide of pupils flowing to another class.
Much can change in a week. Last week, members of the Fairfield Scout group were concerned they would be forced to fold after more than 40 years because they could not find a leader.
In a competition with 1164 entries, a photograph has to be pretty special to capture the attention of judges.
During the week, Ian Selby is a businessman. But on the weekends, he's known as the Chicken Man.
Access to the seaside community of Long Beach was temporarily closed on Saturday morning after heavy rain caused a 15m slip near the intersection of Mihiwaka Rd and Driver St.
George McKnight does not actually turn 100 until tomorrow, but it certainly did not stop the chipper 99-year-old from taking advantage of the impending milestone with a glittering smile at the weekend.
Pupils from Andersons Bay School, Calton Hill Primary School, Concord School, Mornington School, Opoho Primary School and Rotary Park School got their heart rates up during an aerobics session to raise funds for Heart Children New Zealand yesterday. Photographers Gerard O'Brien, Peter McIntosh, Craig Baxter and Gregor Richardson went along for a look.
Kaikorai Valley College is about to get a $1 million facelift.
Hazel Dawson, Sewage, Dr Elongationist and Sounds of the Womb are some of the more colourful names which will be read out during roll call at the Otago secondary schools regional final of the Smoke- freerockquest this weekend.
Rather than roll out the red carpet and spend large quantities of money on premises to attract Rugby World Cup visitors, Dunedin's hospitality establishments are being advised to focus on the basics.
With lyrics like "Kiwi can-do", "a pinch of silver fern" and "some aroha", the song Made in New Zealand will add an unmistakable Kiwi atmosphere to New Zealand Music Month celebrations in the Octagon on Monday.
"You'd be brave to write it off completely, wouldn't you?" This is just one of many messages of support biologist Ken Tustin has received this week, after the Otago Daily Times was the first to publish his photograph of what could be a moose in Fiordland.
The Fairfield Scout group may be forced to fold after more than 40 years because they cannot find a leader.
Milton is about to become home to what might well be one of New Zealand's highest-producing sawmills, as part of a multimillion-dollar expansion of Southern Cross Forest Products Ltd.