Thursday 18th April, 2019

Tributes and gifts to Dunedin's Muslim community are finding new purpose in the wake of the Christchurch mosque shooting.

People flooded the Al Huda mosque in Clyde Street with support after last month's attacks, and now some of those gits are getting a new home.

Thursday 18th April, 2019

Highlanders coaching staff are urging their side to convert more of its opportunities.

The team's Super Rugby title prospects are teetering, having not registered a win since week two of the competition.

Thursday 18th April, 2019

Bohemian Rhapsody, the biopic about British Rock Band Queen, has been breaking box office records around the world for a film in its genre.

Last week it was announced the movie has grossed more than 900 million US dollars.

And in Dunedin, one cinema has been screening the film every day since it came out 25 weeks ago.

Wednesday 17th April, 2019

Andrew Lloyd Webber's famous musical "Cats" is about to hit the stage in Dunedin, as part of a nationwide tour.

Rehearsals are underway for the one night only show in the city, which has been given a personal touch from the kiwi cast and crew.

Wednesday 17th April, 2019

The Highlanders have got a hooker sorted for the next three years.

All Blacks and Otago hooker, Liam Coltman, has re-signed with the Highlanders and New Zealand Rugby through to 2022. It seems he couldn't be happier with his decision.

Wednesday 17th April, 2019

Former Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei has spent her time since leaving parliament following creative pursuits.

She's currently studying for an honours degree in fine arts, while also working at the University of Otago.

On Wednesday she gave a talk about her recent artistic endeavours to the Dunedin Public Art Gallery Society.

Tuesday 16th April, 2019

As work begins to create a master plan for Oamaru Harbour, there was one key message from a recent seminar - "don't change the tone of the harbour area."

The seminar was held to discuss: problems faced by the harbour, what could be achieved if they were addressed, and possible options.

Tuesday 16th April, 2019

Mosgiel man, John Twaddle, says he always believed he knew who killed his brother in the Australian outback more than four decades ago.

Police arrested a former prison officer last week, in connection with the cold case murders: of Twaddle's brother Gordon, family friend Timothy Thomson, and Australian woman Karen Edwards.

While the arrest of the 63 year-old vindicated Twaddle's suspicions, it brought him little joy.

Monday 15th April, 2019

A sell-out crowd, of over 3500 students, descended on Hyde Street, over the weekend, for the annual Hyde Street Keg Party.

It's one of the main events, on the social calendar, for Otago University students, with police reporting only three arrests.

Friday 12th April, 2019

An Otago second-hand dealer is defending his range of Nazi memorabilia and says he's sold several swastika badges since the Christchurch attacks.

Trash Converters owner and manager Barry White sells a wide range of Nazi memorabilia at his Palmerston store.