Bog fire: Crews arrive 'in nick of time'

Bog fire: Crews arrive 'in nick of time'

A fire ''erupted'' at The Bog Irish Bar in Dunedin last night.

Plans for new $20m hostel

Plans for new $20m hostel

Plans for a $20million, 235 room hostel are being dusted off by Otago Polytechnic as it seeks to increase its international student numbers.

'You don't get too many winter days like this'

'You don't get too many winter days like this'

If Dunedin's unseasonably sunny Sunday and mild temperatures had you thinking winter was petering out, think again.

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$47,000 to Gigatown entrepreneurs

$47,000 to Gigatown entrepreneurs

To the victor go the spoils, and Dunedin's Gigatown win is now starting to deliver tangible benefits to the city and its businesses.

Crunch time for Tiwai Point smelter

Crunch time for Tiwai Point smelter

The New Zealand business community's focus will return to the future of the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter at Bluff today, be it concerns for the security of 3500 regional jobs or the implications for the national electricity sector.

Man shot dead by police named

Man shot dead by police named

The man shot dead by police in central Auckland last night was a 21-year-old Slovakian wanted in connection with three armed robberies on the city's North Shore.

More support for NZ First or I'll go - Peters

More support for NZ First or I'll go - Peters

New Zealand First will grow its membership by tens of thousands of people by the next election or he will resign, Winston Peters says.

Showing Ayrshire cattle fine hobby

Showing Ayrshire cattle fine hobby

Bruce Eade doesn't go fishing or own a boat.

Debris confirmed from Boeing 777

Debris confirmed from Boeing 777

Malaysian officials say airplane debris that washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion has been identified as being from a Boeing 777, the same model as a Malaysian Airlines plane which vanished last year.

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