Dunedin had a sharp reminder in 1974 that it too sits in the shaky isles, writes Paul Gorman.
What better way to end the week than sharing your happy memories of the night cart and outside toilets.
Having dabbled more than just a little in weather forecasting over the past 40-odd years, I was pretty excited by the cold snap that had the South in its sights this week.
Welcome back yet again, and welcome to what could be the coldest week of the year, if the forecasts coming out late last week and over the weekend come true.
Just a short column for you today. I seem to have picked up some bug or other that's going round the office and I've just popped in for a few hours. I feel like I want to go to sleep - though, as...
Icy southerlies are often a feature of winter in the South, but what happened to the usual polar blasts this year?
I'm not planning on delving into politics again today, but thanks for the calls and emails expressing similar sentiments about the lynch-mob approach to Dunedin South MP Clare Curran's departure...
Private forecasting company WeatherWatch claims MetService is engaging in ''misleading advertising'' and has taken the state-owned enterprise to the Commerce Commission.
Next time you read this column it will be spring. That's despite it having already been spring for the past six weeks.
What do people want Central Otago to be like in 30-odd years' time, Paul Gorman asks. Should large-scale development continue at pace, or is it time to call a halt?
Welcome to the last What's With That of the week - in fact the last one until a week on Monday. I am sure the lack of a column next week saddens you as much as it does me.