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.

Taking keys not advised

Taking keys not advised

Police are urging motorists not to take matters into their own hands, in the wake of the latest removal of car keys from people allegedly driving dangerously.

Drunken youths draw ire of police

Drunken youths draw ire of police

Police have criticised ''drunken idiocy'' after a group of about 200 youths tried to enter a party in Mosgiel on Saturday night and then began to ''cause general disorder'' in nearby Memorial Park.

Dunedin

Debt drops by $25m

Debt drops by $25m

The Dunedin City Council's group debt has dropped by more than $25 million on the back of stronger results by its companies, new figures show.

Helicopter pilot farewelled at service

Stephen Combe (42) was farewelled at a memorial service at St Andrew's Church, Wanaka, on Saturday, 10 days after the Wanaka pilot was killed in a helicopter crash near Queenstown.

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.

More represent themselves in court

More represent themselves in court

More people are choosing to represent themselves in court, possibly because of the digital self-help phenomenon, the secretary for justice says.

Iraq decision: import beyond NZ-US ties

Iraq decision: import beyond NZ-US ties

It took some carefully chosen words by a former high-ranking diplomat to cut through the self-serving verbiage spouted by politicians and bring some clarity to the acrimonious debate on the merits or otherwise of New Zealand's latest excursion to the Middle East.

Stead's mission to help farmers

Stead's mission to help farmers

Angela Stead knows how to cook a good lamb roast.

Russian opposition mourns murdered leader Nemtsov

Russian opposition mourns murdered leader Nemtsov

Thousands of stunned Russians laid flowers and lit candles on the bridge where opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was shot dead near the Kremlin, a murder that showed the risks of speaking out against President Vladimir Putin.

More Abbott leadership speculation

More Abbott leadership speculation

Less than three weeks after Prime Minister Tony Abbott survived a party room vote, leadership tensions at the top of the government have emerged yet again.

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