Man charged with murder

Man charged with murder

A 31-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Christchurch woman Renee Duckmanton.

Quake rattles central NZ

Quake rattles central NZ

Hundreds of people have been shaken by a magnitude 4.3 quake which hit central New Zealand tonight.

Health, education big Budget winners

Health, education big Budget winners

Health, education and social services are the winners in a Budget which contains few surprises but also few contentious moves.

Dunedin

4000-unit project possible

4000-unit project possible

Developer Alastair Porter estimates between 3000 and 4000 apartment units could be built within the Remarkables Park town centre zone in the future.

FMA clears Silver Fern on debt

FMA clears Silver Fern on debt

The Financial Markets Authority will not be taking any action against Dunedin meat company Silver Fern Farms in relation to information contained in an information pack given to shareholders.

Brother pleads guilty to Alex Fisher murder

Brother pleads guilty to Alex Fisher murder

The older brother of Alex Fisher, the 10-year-old boy, whose disappearance last year sparked a huge manhunt, has pleaded guilty to his murder.

Budget 2016:'Predictable' - as promised

Budget 2016:'Predictable' - as promised

Finance Minister Bill English has perfected his poker face, so when he described the Budget as "predictable'' nobody believed him.

11 states sue over bathroom policy

11 states sue over bathroom policy

Officials from 11 US states are suing the Obama administration, seeking to overturn a directive from the federal government that public schools should allow transgender students to use the bathroom matching their gender identity.

Immigration threatens to hijack election agenda

Immigration threatens to hijack election agenda

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's election agenda focusing on jobs and growth is at risk of being hijacked by the country's harsh immigration policy and controversial network of offshore detention camps for asylum seekers.

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