Woman in custody after Dunedin shooting

Woman in custody after Dunedin shooting

A man was  flown to Dunedin Hospital and a woman handed herself in to police following a shooting at Purakaunui this afternoon.

Mum and toddler escape car inferno

Mum and toddler escape car inferno

A mum and toddler escaped a fire which destroyed their vehicle in Gore today.

Extensive flooding across West Coast

Extensive flooding across West Coast

Severe weather is causing mayhem in the South Island, as torrential rain has caused flooding and forced the closure of schools and roads.

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Setback, but Countdown still keen on Mosgiel

Setback, but Countdown still keen on Mosgiel

Countdown has pulled out of a resource consent hearing next week for a $15 million Mosgiel supermarket after a planner recommended consent be declined.

Air NZ warned over insurance sales

Air NZ warned over insurance sales

Air New Zealand has been issued with a formal warning by the Commerce Commission and will stop pre-selecting travel insurance for passengers buying tickets online.

Greens: GCSB's spying in Pacific broke law

Greens: GCSB's spying in Pacific broke law

A complaint has been lodged with the Inspector General of Intelligence and Security claiming the GCSB has broken the law by spying on Kiwis holidaying, living and working in the Pacific.

Ringling Bros.circus to stop elephant acts

Ringling Bros.circus to stop elephant acts

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will eliminate its elephant acts - long an integral part of the spectacle billed as "The Greatest Show on Earth" - by 2018 amid criticism by animal welfare activists, the circus' parent company said.

Layoffs and empty streets as boom towns go bust

Layoffs and empty streets as boom towns go bust

When Probo Junio got a visa to work in Australia, he thought he had won a ticket to the good life.

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