Motoring

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...

Electric vehicle fleet leaves today

A fleet of electric vehicles is set to convoy across the length of the nation from today including a stop in Dunedin to highlight...

Rare car requires bespoke parts

In a series, reporter Shawn McAvinue spends five minutes talking with Dunedin motorsport enthusiasts about their passion for their form of racing. Grand touring car...

One couple, a dog and nearly 20 classic cars

A passion for classic and muscle cars continues to burn for a Dunedin couple. On a property in Blackhead, mechanic Roy Macdonald and his fiancee,...

Young rider raring to race

Motocross rider Jack Nicolaou (10) on his new Yamaha YZ65. I hear you are set to represent Dunedin in motocross? Yes, I'm racing in the YZ65...

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