130 days ago

What do you know about the internet?

Stuff Fibre

We may use it everyday, but not all of us are fully clued on to how it all works. The internet has connected us to the entire world, but do we know how we get there and what to look out for?

The third and final Great Internet Survey aims to find out how much New Zealanders know about the internet. Be in to WIN 1 of 4 $50 Prezzy cards for your participation!
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17 hours ago

No oil or gas discovery for OMV's first well in Great South Basin

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

Austrian oil and gas company OMV completed exploration of a well in the Great South Basin this week with no major resource discovery.

OMV Australasia vice president Gabriel Selischi said the drilling off the coast of Otago had not resulted in a commercial-scale discovery.

The drilling team was currently preparing to plug and abandon the well, she said.

1 day ago

Elton John, the parking wardens and the ticket bonanza

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

More than 35,000 fans packed Forsyth Barr Stadium to hear the 72-year-old musician belt out hit after hit during an almost three hour-long set on Tuesday, February 4.

But as he launched the start of the New Zealand leg of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour tour, two parking wardens from the Dunedin City Council were quietly ticketing dozens of vehicles parked near the stadium.

Did you get ticketed? Do you think it was fair to ticket those going to the show? Read the full story here and tell us your thoughts in the comments below.

1 day ago

Lace up for summer fun

The Team from Resene ColorShop Dunedin

Who wouldn’t want to show up to play in flash shoes like these? Customise a fresh pair of footwear or fancy up some old favourites – while covering up scuff marks – with nothing more than a few Resene testpots, artist’s brushes and a bit of good quality masking tape.

If your kids are little, you can help mask off any of the harder parts – such as around the soles – that you want to keep paint off of and remove laces, if there are any. You can even use this idea to makeover adult shoes that never get worn because the colour doesn’t go with anything.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to makeover your shoes