Chinese interests have bought their very own "castle" on a
chunk of the Waitaki Valley, and have big plans.
A driver had a lucky escape after his truck caused power
lines to come down, cutting electricity to customers in
Mosgiel this morning.
Police have charged an elderly American tourist over an
alleged hit-and-run incident in Queenstown yesterday.
Officials fretted about Dunedin's "substandard'' housing and
a shortage of entry-level jobs before choosing the city as a
refugee resettlement location, papers released under the
Official Information Act show.
A crowd-funding website will be used to help raise money for
the annual cost of maintaining 29 trees near Queenstown that
Delta had planned to fell.
Shareholder frustration is mounting over delays to the
proposed buyout of specialist Dunedin engineering Scott
Technology, worth up to $50 million, because of the
"sensitive land'' status of Kaikorai Stream, which runs
through its site.
New Zealand may be in the direct path of a cyclone still
forming in the Pacific.
Labour veteran Annette King has confirmed she will stand
again in 2017 but possibly only on the list, a step which
would open up her Rongotai electorate for leader Andrew
During challenging times such as those the dairy industry is
now experiencing, being efficient on-farm is crucial.
Ten people have been killed and at least 81 injured after two
passenger trains collided head-on at high speed in remote
countryside in southern Germany.
The hashtag #RIPTwitter became the top trending US item on
Twitter after a report from BuzzFeed said the company is
planning to change how it displays users' tweets.
Two years to the day after Schapelle Corby was released from
prison, her parole officer says she is no longer afraid of
being "stalked" by reporters.
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