Dunedin is set to lead the country in cycle safety.
A southwesterly cold blast is heading our way, possibly
bringing snow flurries and more rain early next week.
Stolen number plates are being used on vehicles involved in
petrol drive-off thefts around Dunedin, police say.
Introducing a ''living wage'' for all Dunedin City Council's
low-paid employees could cost the council at least $34,000.
Approval for a 10-house affordable housing development in
Arrowtown could be given by the Queenstown Lakes District
Council as early as the end of next month.
The Minister of Conservation has granted West Coast coal mine
developer Bathurst Resources roading access for its
controversial Denniston plateau development, in return for a
$22 million compensation package for a neighbouring area.
Police are appealing for information about a street brawl
outside a Christchurch bar last night that has left one man
Maori MPs say police have escaped punishment for illegal
actions after a landmark report finally confirmed that some
operations during raids at Ruatoki were "contrary to law,
unjustified and unreasonable".
British police have arrested two more people in a hunt for
accomplices of two British men of Nigerian descent accused of
hacking a soldier to death on a London street in revenge for
wars in Muslim countries.
Australia has lost a brave, wonderful and community-spirited
woman with the death of Hazel Hawke, say tributes to the
ex-wife of former prime minister Bob Hawke.
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