'Carping Kiwis' unhappiest migrants in Australia

'Carping Kiwis' unhappiest migrants in Australia

New Zealanders living across the Tasman have been labelled "South Sea Poms" and "carping Kiwis" after a survey showed they are Australia's unhappiest migrants.

Assurances follow Macraes slip

Assurances follow Macraes slip

A massive slip at the Macraes mine on Saturday is not expected to shorten the projected life of the mine, and gold extraction will continue using stockpiled ore.

Exhilarating displays as weather bullet dodged

Exhilarating displays as weather bullet dodged

At 7am on day one of the Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow, Jurgis Kairys and his aerobatics plane were in Blenheim.

Dunedin

City development a long game: Staynes

City development a long game: Staynes

The economic development of a city is a long game, but a partnership approach is already making a difference to Dunedin's economy, the city's deputy mayor says.

Jet-racer says he'll be back

Jet-racer says he'll be back

New Zealand has not seen the last of round-the-pylons jet racing, says John ''Johnny Rocket'' Kokshoorn.

Queenstown investors rival Auckland's

Queenstown investors rival Auckland's

Queenstown and Dunedin are poles apart in commercial property investor confidence, as the tourism capital vies with Auckland for top spot.

Homicide inquiry into shooting death

Homicide inquiry into shooting death

Police have launched a homicide investigation after a man, who was shot in his Gisborne home by an intruder early yesterday, died overnight.

Labour concerned by Nigella Lawson visa

Labour concerned by Nigella Lawson visa

Labour Party immigration spokesman Rajen Prasad says he would be concerned if British television cook Nigella Lawson was given an exemption to come to New Zealand solely because of her celebrity status, while other people in more need were being rejected.

Winners share century of experience

Winners share century of experience

When Bob Engelbrecht attended irrigation meetings years ago in Ashburton, the late Ron Cocks would often end up at his home afterwards to continue the discussion.

Prosecutors extend Korea ferry captain's detention

Prosecutors extend Korea ferry captain's detention

South Korean prosecutors investigating last week's ferry disaster said they wanted to extend the detention of the captain and two other crew as they try to determine the cause of an accident that likely claimed more than 300 lives.

Aussie journalist faces 7 years in Thai jail

An Australian journalist accused of defaming the Royal Thai Navy remains defiant, saying the case against him risks Thailand's reputation as a democracy.

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