Hunting recipe for 'fatality'

Hunting recipe for 'fatality'

Hunters mixing with other recreational users of a conservation estate is a recipe for disaster, says a neighbouring property owner who fears a fatality will be the result.

Delta facing court action

Delta facing court action

Dunedin City Council-owned company Delta is facing court action after being accused of "constructive fraud'' by neighbours of a controversial Christchurch subdivision.

Campers happy to help shelter for homeless

Campers happy to help shelter for homeless

Last night's bitterly cold weather did not stop about 150 people sleeping under the stars in the Octagon to raise funds for the Dunedin Night Shelter.

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Councils say dog fees offer value for money

Councils say dog fees offer value for money

Doggone it - dog registrations are due. Shawn McAvinue spots the difference in registration costs across the South.

Study to assist planning

Study to assist planning

A detailed and costly study of the Wakatipu Basin's landscapes is being done after landowners slammed the local council for not doing its homework before a district plan review.

Fatality shadow on Oceana report

Fatality shadow on Oceana report

A strong first half result for Oceana Gold has been soured by the death on Thursday night of a worker at its Waihi mine, the company's first fatality in 25 years.

Rudd withdraws bid for UN job

Rudd withdraws bid for UN job

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has withdrawn his candidacy to be the next UN Secretary-General after current Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declared him unfit for the job and refused to back his candidacy.

Clinton promises a 'clear-eyed' vision

Clinton promises a 'clear-eyed' vision

US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has said Americans face challenges at home and abroad that demand steady leadership and a collective spirit, and attacked Republican Donald Trump for sowing fear and divisiveness.

Migrants on edge, race relations falter

Migrants on edge, race relations falter

Race relations in Australia have deteriorated so badly that some community leaders fear violence will erupt in a political vacuum where the new government, elected with a bare majority, must rely on the support of parties that have fomented the discord.

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