New bike trail plan launched

New bike trail plan launched

Plans for a cycleway from Lawrence to Waihola are up and moving, but the wheels are turning in a low gear.

Horror day on southern roads

Horror day on southern roads

One person is dead and two others seriously injured after a horrific afternoon on southern roads.

Lightning hits plane coming to Dunedin

Lightning hits plane coming to Dunedin

An Air New Zealand plane was struck by lightning as it approached Dunedin yesterday.

Dunedin

Club's history to fore

Club's history to fore

Queenstown Golf Club members past and present celebrated the club's centenary with three days of matches and social events at the weekend.

Growth expected in results

Growth expected in results

A moderate level of growth is expected from the 49 companies due to start reporting their financial results next week, Forsyth Barr broker Peter Young says.

Little finds favour as match for PM

Little finds favour as match for PM

The public's honeymoon with new Labour leader Andrew Little is showing few signs of easing more than two months after he was chosen to lead a divided party.

Tips to help farmers get through

Tips to help farmers get through

Otago Rural Support Trust co ordinator David Mellish offers some advice to farmers facing the dual challenges of a low dairy payout and a very dry season.

Pro-democracy protesters back in Hong Kong

Pro-democracy protesters back in Hong Kong

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters returned to the streets of Hong Kong in the first large-scale rally since demonstrations rocked the global financial hub late last year.

Reporter Peter Greste freed by Egypt

Reporter Peter Greste freed by Egypt

Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste has been released from a Cairo jail and has left Egypt for his native Australia after 400 days in prison on charges that included aiding a terrorist group, security officials say.

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