Battler threads her way through cancer

Never underestimate the power of a needle and thread when things in life start to unravel. Jane McMillan will be forever grateful to her grandmother...

Maths whizz not skipping school

Few 16-year-olds would turn down the chance to skip the rest of school and go straight to university - if they had the qualifications,...

‘General practice is a great life’

A doctor has hung up his stethoscope ending a more than 40-year career in South Dunedin. Dunedin South Medical Centre general practitioner Andy Stewart, speaking...

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NZ sandwich finalist makes ‘hell’ of a toastie

A Dunedin chef is confident he makes the best toasted sandwich in the nation. Hungry Hobos owner Romeo Dowling-Mitchell created the "Bat Out of Hell"...

Game developer going great guns

A computer game developer is building a thriving business from his new South Dunedin studio - fingers crossed it does not get eaten by...


Model car expo off to a roaring start

Like a finely-tuned muscle car, a Dunedin model car show has started with a hiss and a roar. New Zealand Model Vehicle Club and Otago...

Debut album emerges from shed

Hamish Daniell's neighbours over the moon. Not because the daily noise from his rock band playing in his back shed has abated, but because the...


Swim coach climbs to new heights

A Dunedin swim coach has earned a top qualification. Just Swim teacher Chris Morgan was awarded...

Paralympian resets goals for coming year

Holly Robinson has found the silver lining in an unusual year. The 25-year-old javelin thrower was...

Green Island rovers compete

Japanese classics restored, treasured

In a series, reporter Shawn McAvinue talks to members of Dunedin motoring clubs. For this instalment he speaks to Otago Classic Japanese Motorcycle Group...

Roadworks, artists, landfill and offenders

THE VOICE COLUMN Well it's already August - crazy how weird and wonderful 2020 has been to date. For the Saddle Hill Community Board the past...



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