Four found dead at Ashburton home

Four found dead at Ashburton home

Three children and one woman have been found dead by relatives when they returned to their Ashburton home today.

Hospital loses right to train surgeons

Hospital loses right to train surgeons

Dunedin Hospital has lost the right to train orthopaedic surgeons for the coming year, prompting a warning that surgical trainees may have to go elsewhere.

Pair sought by Dunedin police

Pair sought by Dunedin police

Police are seeking information on the whereabouts of two men, one believed to be dangerous, in the Dunedin area.

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'Army' setting out to invade the capital

'Army' setting out to invade the capital

A contingent of more than 500 Highlanders supporters will march into Westpac Stadium on Saturday night as part of the ''Landers Army''.

Drug test failures cost employees' jobs

Drug test failures cost employees' jobs

At least four people have lost their jobs in Queenstown after failing drug or alcohol tests, while others haven't been hired based on adverse test results.

Dollar drops on weak dairy prices

Dollar drops on weak dairy prices

Dairy prices dropped by 5.9 per cent at the overnight GlobalDairyTrade auction, driving the New Zealand dollar to a fresh five-year low and putting more downward pressure on local interest rates.

'Right call' made over medical marijuana

'Right call' made over medical marijuana

Approving the use of medicinal marijuana for a teenager who was locked in an induced coma was the right thing to do, the minister who approved it says, after the teen died last night.

Post-Cera rebuild plans revealed

Post-Cera rebuild plans revealed

New legalisation and a development authority will be introduced this year as the Government changes its oversight of the Christchurch rebuild.

Islamic State attack in Egypt kills over 100

Islamic State attack in Egypt kills over 100

Islamic State insurgents have attacked several military checkpoints in Egypt's North Sinai in a co-ordinated assault that killed more than 100 people - one of the biggest militant strikes in Egypt's modern history.

Sydney dental patients in HIV scare

Sydney dental patients in HIV scare

Six Sydney dentists have been suspended over poor hygiene control that may have exposed up to 12,000 patients to HIV and hepatitis.

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