Southland woman killed on farm named

Southland woman killed on farm named

Southern District police have named a 32-year-old woman killed in a farm accident in Southland at the weekend.

Toddler gets drunk on hand cleaner

Toddler gets drunk on hand cleaner

An Australian toddler who drank hand sanitiser and suffered severe alcohol poisoning has prompted a warning for parents to keep the products away from their kids.

Rug up - more snow on the way

Rug up - more snow on the way

Snow has closed roads around the South Island, and more snow is expected for Otago this week.

Dunedin

Fundraising to mitigate rate rise

Fundraising to mitigate rate rise

How much Wanaka ratepayers will need to contribute to the cost of the new Wanaka swimming pool is still up in the air.

Economy cushioned from euro fallout

Economy cushioned from euro fallout

Greece will remain at the forefront of concerns for global markets this week, following the resounding ''no'' vote in the people's referendum on Sunday.

Overstayer jailed for attack on 76yr old

Overstayer jailed for attack on 76yr old

A man who indecently assaulted and burgled an elderly woman at knife point has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years.

Champagne stunt an 'utter disaster'

Champagne stunt an 'utter disaster'

Former Justice Minister Judith Collins described a champagne stunt by fraud watchdog Adam Feeley as an "utter disaster" that threatened to overshadow the Government at a crucial time, newly released documents show.

Bill to banish flag a step closer

Bill to banish flag a step closer

South Carolina lawmakers have taken a step toward removing the Confederate battle flag that flies at the state house in Columbia, long denounced as a symbol of slavery by critics.

Grazing of lupins investigated

Grazing of lupins investigated

Grazing of Russell lupins in the high country has ''plenty of scope'' in the right areas, New Zealand Merino Company production science project leader Mark Ferguson believes.

Grandad saves toddler on train tracks

Grandad saves toddler on train tracks

An heroic grandfather has narrowly missed being hit by a train after jumping onto tracks to save his baby granddaughter.

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