Sentence 'sends drink-drive message'

Sentence 'sends drink-drive message'

It is a prison term that sends a clear message: it is ''not OK for you to drink and drive and kill your mates'', the Mosgiel father of a teenage drink-driving victim says.

Historic building's new life approved

Historic building's new life approved

A Dunedin developer has won a battle against industrial neighbours to convert a historic warehouse on the city's waterfront to apartments, but not without his verbal attacks on opponents being denounced by the consenting authority.

AOS storm house: three men sought

AOS storm house: three men sought

Armed offenders squad officers searching for three men in connection with an alleged kidnapping raided a house in Queenstown last night.

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Tears as couple's fears expressed

Tears as couple's fears expressed

A man broke down and cried in Dunedin yesterday while talking about a new proposed road and subdivision in Mosgiel.

Adventure audit: time runs out

Adventure audit: time runs out

At least one in five Queenstown adventure tourism operators subject to new regulations aimed at improving safety in the industry will miss a Monday deadline for being audited.

Pacific Edge profit positive sign

Pacific Edge profit positive sign

Pacific Edge has revealed crucial revenue growth topping $1.59 million for its first-half trading, more than tripling its entire revenue of the previous full-year result - but with a twist.

Key would be wise to assume that the worm can turn

Key would be wise to assume that the worm can turn

This past week has surely been the most difficult and ultimately demeaning one in the otherwise stellar political career of one John Phillip Key.

Hong Kong police crack down on protesters

Hong Kong police crack down on protesters

Thousands of pro-democracy activists clashed with police in running scuffles in the gritty district of Mong Kok early today in a bid to reclaim part of one of the largest and most volatile protest sites in Hong Kong.

Dozens injured in Queensland storm

Queensland premier Campbell Newman says the supercell storm that hit Brisbane injured 39 people, with 12 taken to hospital.

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