Person trapped in Cromwell crash

Person trapped in Cromwell crash

A car has crashed into a parked grit truck in Cromwell, leaving one person trapped.

$935,000 boost for Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail

$935,000 boost for Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail

Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism John Key today announced a further $935,000 contribution from the Government to help complete the Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail in North Otago.

Man named in truck company death

Man named in truck company death

Police have named a worker at an Oamaru truck repair company who died yesterday.

Dunedin

Centre faces closure if not funded

Centre faces closure if not funded

An activity centre for some of Dunedin's most vulnerable people might be forced to close at the end of this year if its funding crisis is not solved.

Oil price plunge drags NZO down

Oil price plunge drags NZO down

Plunging global oil prices have dragged New Zealand Oil & Gas into a loss for the year, but its plans to rein in exploration costs are not affecting proposals to test drill off Oamaru.

Girl's death no accident - police

Girl's death no accident - police

Police investigating the death of Onehunga child Maggie Watson have confirmed her death was not an accident and a homicide investigation is underway.

Bodies found in truck, migrant boat sinks

Bodies found in truck, migrant boat sinks

As many as 50 corpses have been found in a parked truck in Austria, as another migrant boat sank off Libya, deepening a crisis that is overwhelming Europe and throwing up new tragedies by the day.

Man to face court over Queensland teen's murder

A Queensland town in mourning for teenager Jayde Kendall is being urged to wear her favourite colour as a friend fronts court charged with her murder.

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