One dead after car veers off road on West Coast

One dead after car veers off road on West Coast

One person is dead after their car veered off the road and crashed into a bank on the West Coast this afternoon.

Winz charged over Ashburton shooting

Winz charged over Ashburton shooting

WorkSafe has filed a charge against the Ministry of Social Development following the Ashburton Work and Income shootings last September.

Human remains found on Mt Cook

Human remains found on Mt Cook

Human remains found in Aoraki-Mt Cook National Park could solve a 42-year-old mystery, park rangers say.

Dunedin

Two bankrupted after club funds not returned

Two bankrupted after club funds not returned

Two members of a defunct Dunedin bowling club have been made bankrupt after failing to return monies wrongfully taken by them from the sale of the club's Dunedin premises.

Doc relocate three young whio

Doc relocate three young whio

It was a big day in the life of three young whio (blue ducks), and a milestone in the Department of Conservation's (Doc) efforts to protect a vulnerable species.

Overtaken in growth stakes

Overtaken in growth stakes

Otago's economic growth remains high, but the region, after being one of the top three for the past year, has now slipped to sixth place out of 14.

Air strikes make sense, Little tells Aussie PM

Air strikes make sense, Little tells Aussie PM

Labour leader Andrew Little told Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott in their private meeting that Australia's air strikes against Isis in Iraq make sense because the Iraqis were saying air strikes were making a difference.

Stead's mission to help farmers

Stead's mission to help farmers

Angela Stead knows how to cook a good lamb roast.

MH370 search may end soon

MH370 search may end soon

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 cannot go on forever, Australia's deputy prime minister says, and discussions are already under way between Australia, China and Malaysia as to whether to call off the hunt within weeks.

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