Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Queenstown is hosting more than 500 scientists from all around the world, for the biggest Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology conference in the Southern Hemisphere.

The 'AMN8' conference focuses on the latest research in advanced materials and nanotechnology.


Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Police say a small cluster of offending west of the city may be part of a growing trend in the area.

A daytime burglary in Outram was followed by an unusual crime nearby at a Goodall Street address yesterday.

The occupant reported finding a small wooden man on fire in the garden of their Mosgiel property.

Nothing was taken in either incident and a suspect has been put forward by the Goodall Street resident.

Police are keeping an open mind on whether the incidents are related, but say any information from the public is welcome.


Thursday, November 20, 2014
Otago and Southland residents attempt to write a novel in a month

Writing a 50,000 word novel in a month is a tall order.

But that's what almost 100 Otago and Southland residents are attempting at the moment.

They're part of a global community of thousands, all with the same goal.


Monday, August 12, 2013
Children meet the people writing the books they love to read

The Storylines Festival provides a unique opportunity for children to meet the people who are writing the books they love to read.

And this year's festival proved to be more popular with children than ever before.


Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Vanda Symon

Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Sue Wooton

Author Sue Wooton has produced a beautiful childrens book called "Cloud Catcher", she is in to tell us where her inspiration came from.


Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Neville Peat

The Tasman - Biography of an Ocean is the latest work of local author Neville Peat.


Thursday, August 5, 2010
Antony Hamel

Local lawyer and guide book author Antony Hamel has produced a new publication called "Dunedin - A Photo Guide"


Sunday, July 25, 2010
Vanda Symon

Vanda Symon is in once again to review two books. The Island by Penelope Todd and A Life on Gorge River by Robert Long.


Friday, June 11, 2010
Robert Long

Robert Long and his family have led an extraordinary life in a remote part of South Westland. Dougal met with him at the Dunedin Botanic Gardens to talk to him about his recently published book called 'A Life on Gorge River'.


Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Vanda Symon

Vanda Symon reviews four books by local authors who are among the finalists in the NZ Post Childrens Book Awards.


Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Penelope Todd

Local author Penelope Todd has released a new adult novel "Island - A Story of Love and Death in a New Land.


Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Effie Cockburn

Retired theatre director and costume designer Effie Cockburn has written a book "Wings of a Song", an auto biography spanning 50 years of her life.


Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Barry Cardno

Dougal talks to pilot ans author Barry Cardno about his inspirational book Let Fly.


Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Barbara Newton

Local historian Barbara Newton is in to talk about her book Our St Clair.