Judith Collins resigns as minister

Judith Collins resigns as minister

Judith Collins has confirmed she is resigning as a Minister from Cabinet, and the Prime Minister says a new email raises questions about her judgement.

Almost all DCC top brass gone

Almost all DCC top brass gone

The Dunedin City Council sees a hint of light at the end of the tunnel after four years of high-profile headaches, but it is counting the cost after an almost complete clean-out of its top managers. Chris Morris reports.

Arrest after buses shot at; windows shattered

Arrest after buses shot at; windows shattered

A passenger on her way to work in Dunedin yesterday heard a ''pop'' and watched in horror as a bus window shattered in an alleged drive-by shooting.

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Objectors not swayed by racing club 'threat'

Objectors not swayed by racing club 'threat'

The Otago Racing Club says if it does not get consent to subdivide for a row of houses along Gladstone Rd North at Wingatui, it could build a row of large, potentially brightly lit, noisy and smelly corrugated iron-clad horse barns there instead.

No action over 'leaky' school

No action over 'leaky' school

The Ministry of Education will not pursue legal action over Arrowtown School's ''leaky'' buildings.

Managing director of MTF resigns

Managing director of MTF resigns

Angus Bradshaw, the managing director of Dunedin-based Motor Trade Finances, resigned suddenly yesterday from the position he had held for 17 years, with very little explanation from the company.

Peters stands by Collins claims

Peters stands by Collins claims

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says Judith Collins' credibility is in tatters and her accusations of lying about a plot to potentially roll Prime Minister John Key are hollow.

Warriors owners at war 'over millions'

Warriors owners at war 'over millions'

Warriors owners Eric Watson and Sir Owen Glenn are locked in a new, international legal stoush - with hundreds of millions of dollars in dispute involving the pair's joint-venture investment company.

Islamic State UK's 'greatest threat'

Islamic State UK's 'greatest threat'

Britain has raised its terrorism alert to the second-highest level, and Prime Minister David Cameron says the Islamic State (IS) group operating in Syria and Iraq poses the country's greatest ever security risk.

Closer watch on Corby after drug bust

Closer watch on Corby after drug bust

Schapelle Corby's parole will be given greater scrutiny and she faces a severe warning after her boyfriend was allegedly caught with marijuana.

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