Motoring

Rally driver offers lesson of a lifetime

Teenage Dunedin motorists have the chance to win a lesson from professional rally driver Emma Gilmour. The New Zealand Rally Championship driver said she would...

Kart racer has sights set on V8 Supercars

In a series, reporter Shawn McAvinue spends five minutes with Dunedin motorsport enthusiasts about their passion for their form of racing. Marissa Ahlfeld (14), of...

Final Brass Monkey rumours quashed

Rumours next year's Brass Monkey Rally will be the last are just that – rumours – a rally committee member says. Rally committee member John...

Aim to be role model

In a series, reporter Shawn McAvinue spends five minutes talking with Dunedin motorsport enthusiasts about their passion for their form of racing. Is it true...

Charity drive from England to Russia

A Dunedin duo are donning penguin suits as they prepare to take on the Mongol Rally. Josh Brinkmann and Luke Gardener were both born and...

Van restorer brings A game

Kelvin Laing, of Allanton, talks to Shawn McAvinue about his 1977 Bedford CF Van. How long have you owned it? I bought it off a guy...

Safety on ‘treacherous’ winter roads

Stay safe when travelling on wintry roads, the Dunedin City Council (DCC) says. Council transport delivery manager Josh von Pein said scores of ground frosts...

BMV: custom car’s name says it all

Jim Bennett (72), of Pine Hill, talks to Shawn McAvinue about his 2006 Furi BMV. What does BMV stand for? Bits of Many Vehicles. I took...

DriveSouth Otago Rally

Nearly 130 drivers descended on Dunedin to start the DriveSouth Otago Rally at the weekend. Reporter Shawn McAvinue photographed Dunedin people inspecting their favourites...

‘Drivers travelling at unreal speeds’

Power and the Passion: Five minutes with Otago Rally driver Zeke King (28), of Kaikorai Valley. How many other times have you competed in Otago Rally? Just...

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