Otago Daily Times reporter John Gibb was uncharacteristically stuck for words at the launch of his first poetry book last night.
Controversial American rapper and political activist Boots Riley will perform and speak in Dunedin next week.
Fledgling Dunedin kapa haka group Nga Tumu ki Otakou performs for a large and enthusiastic crowd at its final dress rehearsal in the Otago University union hall last night.
Scottish comedian Billy Connolly has changed the start time of his two Otago performances next month.
A bird in the hands was a catch of a different kind for five Dunedin fishermen who joined the Southern Seabird Solutions Trust, Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust and the Department of Conservation on a blue penguin hunt at Long Point, in the Catlins, last week.
A small school community is mourning two "happy and content" children who were gunned down in their Dunedin home last night.
Anticipation builds before the Jack Russell terrier race begins. Photo by Gregor Richardson. What must surely be one of the fastest terrier dog races in the history of the sport was held in Mosgiel on Saturday. The 154th Otago Taieri A&P Show feature event was over in just four seconds, after a particularly enthusiastic field caught up with and swarmed all over the rabbit lure within a few metres of the start.
Dunedin might have the Mc taken out of it, as an exhibition opening at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum today questions whether the city still warrants its ''Edinburgh of the South'' epithet.
The Dunedin Botanic Garden will be alive with the sound of Bats this weekend.