Concerns for missing Alexandra woman

Concerns for missing  Alexandra woman

Police have concerns for an Alexandra woman not seen since this afternoon.

'Nice evening out' ends in stabbing

'Nice evening out' ends in stabbing

A woman remains shaken following a serious assault in Te Anau yesterday morning.

Missing boy: School 'isn't a fortress'

Missing boy: School 'isn't a fortress'

The school where an 11-year-old boy disappeared from with his stepfather more than two weeks ago despite a parenting order preventing contact says any child could leave the school if they really wanted to.

Dunedin

Pedestrian death in Port Chalmers feared

Pedestrian death in Port Chalmers feared

Chalmers Community Board chairman Steve Walker fears someone will be killed or seriously injured unless a 30kmh zone is permanently established in the Port Chalmers main street.

Tennis coach's 10 years celebrated

Tennis coach's 10 years celebrated

From training sessions with Pat Rafter to sneaking into Andre Agassi's management box at the US Open, Wanaka Tennis Club coach and former professional player Perry Crockett has enjoyed some high profile encounters over the years.

Business growth bang on target

Business growth bang on target

Tuapeka Gold Print, the business that began in Lawrence entrepreneur Jim Robertson's kitchen over 25 years ago, is experiencing ''phenomenal'' growth almost one year after leaving the Clutha town for Dunedin.

GP stopped medication despite not fully reading medical history

GP stopped medication despite not fully reading medical history

A GP has been faulted for stopping the blood-thinning medication of a new patient - who later suffered a series of strokes and died - without reading the man's medical history in sufficient detail.

Key vows response after Northland blow

Key vows response after Northland blow

Prime Minister John Key has vowed to do all he can over the next two and a-half years to win Northland back after voters dealt his party a humiliating defeat.

Airbus crash: Focus on pilot's problems

Airbus crash: Focus on pilot's problems

The co-pilot suspected of crashing a passenger jet in the Alps may have been suffering from a detached retina but investigators are unsure whether his vision problems had physical or psychological causes, a German newspaper says.

Candid advocate top dairy woman

Candid advocate top dairy woman

West Coast dairy farmer Katie Milne was recently named Dairy Woman of the Year. She talks to agribusiness reporter Sally Rae. 

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