Man drowns in river

Man drowns in river

A man has drowned on the Kaituna River near Okere Falls, while another has been taken to Rotorua Hospital with serious injuries

Teacher resigns over sex with pupil

Teacher resigns over sex with pupil

A teacher from King's High School in Dunedin has resigned after having a sexual relationship with a pupil.

Old tunnel proposed as cycleway solution

Old tunnel proposed as cycleway solution

A long-abandoned 144-year-old railway tunnel beneath Roseneath has been floated as an alternative route for a section of the proposed Dunedin to Port Chalmers separated cycleway.

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City to celebrate Chinese New Year

City to celebrate Chinese New Year

A show by some of China's top acrobats and theatre performers is expected to be a highlight of Chinese New Year celebrations in Dunedin tonight.

No cracking under pressure

No cracking under pressure

An Olympian and a former rugby star lit up the New Zealand Egg Throwing and Catching Championship for different reasons yesterday.

Opposition creeping up on Sky

Opposition creeping up on Sky

Increasing broadband penetration in New Zealand and emerging distribution channels capable of bypassing traditional satellite technology are the biggest structural risks facing Sky Network Television.

Woman badly hurt after rock fall

Woman badly hurt after rock fall

A woman has been taken to hospital in a serious condition after she fell on rocks walking along a popular North Shore beach.

‘People Lift’ having an effect

‘People Lift’ having an effect

During challenging times such as those the dairy industry is now experiencing, being efficient on-farm is crucial.

Quake death toll likely to exceed 100 - mayor

Quake death toll likely to exceed 100 - mayor

Rescuers pulled two survivors from the rubble of a Taiwan apartment block more than 48 hours after it was toppled by an earthquake, but the mayor of the southern city of Tainan warned the death toll was likely to exceed 100.

Twitter users dismayed by plans

Twitter users dismayed by plans

The hashtag #RIPTwitter became the top trending US item on Twitter after a report from BuzzFeed said the company is planning to change how it displays users' tweets.

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