Friday, March 24, 2017

Nehma Vitols from Sydney’s University of Technology has just taken out the First Place prize at iD Emerging Designer with her collection, ‘XXX’.

Vitols used the scraps left behind in production process to de-construct classic wardrobe items.


Friday, March 24, 2017

A Dunedin department store joined the other outlets in the chain to take part in the Shave for a Cure event.

$7,000 was raised in Dunedin, part of $50,000 raised across the South Island.


Friday, March 24, 2017

Since 2012 St Leonards School has held an art auction, and it is that time of the year again.

This evening the school's historic hall will be filled with beautiful pieces, as art aficionados help to raise funds for the small school.


Friday, March 24, 2017

Go Bus in Dunedin has welcomed the first four of 16 new buses for its urban routes, well ahead of schedule.

The 16 vehicles were originally slated for an August delivery from their assemblers Kiwi Bus Builders in Tauranga. They are now starting to appear on services as part of the company’s new contract with Otago Regional Council.

The buses are part of a $7 million investment in the Go Bus urban fleet for the city; the largest investment in a Dunedin bus fleet since the 1980s.


Friday, March 24, 2017

The Dunedin City Council is calling on central government to redevelop Dunedin Hospital in the centre of the city.

The council also wants a clear commitment that a top-flight teaching hospital will be retained for Dunedin and the wider Otago/Southland region.


Thursday, March 23, 2017

Dunedin's iD fashion week is approaching the pointy end of the needle, with the Emerging Designers show this evening.

However last night at the Dunedin Public Library patrons had a chance for a genteel stroll down fashion's memory lane.


Thursday, March 23, 2017

An event held at Dunedin Public Library at the weekend featured 15 different languages and performers, dance, puppets, music and song.

The International Storytelling Festival took a journey around the world, through the stories of some of Dunedin’s diverse cultures.

A kapa haka group welcomed the waiting parents and children, and performers offered stories from their respective homelands.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Dunedin Members of Parliament David Clark and Clare Curran delivered petitions to the Beehive this afternoon.

Both of them are urging the Government to begin the Dunedin Hospital rebuild before this year's general election.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Fashion show delegates from Shanghai, emerging designers and models attended a special welcome breakfast event in Dunedin's Chinese Garden this morning.

The event was hosted by the Dunedin Shanghai Association as part of iD fashion week.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

iD Fashion Week judges in Dunedin are at this moment sifting through entries in the Emerging Designer category looking for winners.

The designers are showing their creations at the Dunedin's Railway Station for the first time, allowing the public get up close and personal with the garments.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The Dunedin Multi Ethnic Council is planning to co-ordinate a meeting of city groups to discuss how the Edinburgh Of The South could look in 2040.

The topic has been raised as it was International Race Relations Day yesterday.


Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Dunedin was mobbed this weekend by a group of flashers.

But don't call the police just yet - it's only the Rock Choir invading the Wall Street Mall. The musical group hit the store at midday and gave the shoppers more than they bargained for.


Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Canines and their human counterparts put their best feet - and paws - forward at the Otago Anniversary weekend Gerry Boyle Memorial Dog Show.

The show was named after the late Mr Boyle, who was instrumental in the fundraising and construction of the club's Forrester Park Complex.


Tuesday, March 21, 2017

An international travelling film festival is visiting Dunedin this week, promising a series of award winning documentaries.

The Ocean Film Festival has been touring the world for months, and is bringing a former Dunedin film maker home.


Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Westport woman Leanne Ryall left her Domett St home Friday morning and hasn't been seen since.

50 year old Ryall is described as five foot, three inches tall, of solid build, with short, wavy, red/brown hair.

She was last seen around 9am on Friday morning walking near the intersection of Derby and Cobden Street, a few blocks from her Domett St home.

Police believe Ryall is still in the Westport area but are not ruling out the possibility that she has travelled further afield.