Police dive squad leaves Curio Bay

Police dive squad leaves Curio Bay

The Police National Dive Squad has left Curio Bay, as weather conditions continue to hamper the search for clues to the disappearance of an Invercargill boy and his stepfather.

Worried workers wait

Worried workers wait

For half of the four years she has worked as a kitchen assistant and diet aide at Dunedin Hospital, Karen Phillips has lived with the uncertainty of not knowing whether she will hold on to the job.

'Cowardly' assault on policewoman

'Cowardly' assault on policewoman

A policewoman was punched in the face several times by a Dunedin man during a ''cowardly'' assault, police say.

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Many forces at play in hospital food proposal

Many forces at play in hospital food proposal

Southern District Health Board kitchen staff have waited about two years to find out whether the board will go ahead with an outsourcing proposal. Health reporter Eileen Goodwin speaks to some of those involved, and looks at the background of the issue.

Hallensteins bucks the trend

Hallensteins bucks the trend

Mainstreet retailer Hallenstein Glasson yesterday breathed some life into the listed retail sector, bucking a recent market trend and reporting increased profits, margins and an improved dividend.

Dead prisoner's family considers action

Dead prisoner's family considers action

The family of a young man who died in a blood-smeared cell after hitting his head against concrete more than 100 times are looking to take legal action against the police.

Nats hold off on Northland promises

Nats hold off on Northland promises

Prime Minister John Key has admitted National held off on making more new promises for Northland because of concerns about the way they would be portrayed following a backlash at the 'Ten Bridges' policy.

Germanwings crash: Pilot should have been grounded

Germanwings crash: Pilot should have been grounded

German authorities found torn-up sick notes showing that the pilot who crashed a plane into the French Alps was suffering from an illness that should have grounded him on the day of the tragedy, which he apparently hid from the airline.

Dashcam appeal in Sydney nurse attack

An unsuspecting motorist with a dashboard camera might provide detectives with a vital clue as they investigate an attempted abduction in Sydney's north.

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