Men sought after Queenstown assault

Men sought after Queenstown assault

Police are looking for two men who allegedly assaulted another man in downtown Queenstown early this morning, putting him in hospital.

Conviction after fatal Oamaru stabbing

Conviction after fatal Oamaru stabbing

A jury in the High Court at Timaru has found Daniel Ethan Smith guilty of manslaughter in relation to the 2010 stabbing of an Oamaru teenager. 

Physio pool to be closed

Physio pool to be closed

Dismayed pool users are vowing to fight the closure of Dunedin's physio pool.

Dunedin

All quiet on Carisbrook future

All quiet on Carisbrook future

One year on from the sale of Carisbrook and the diggers have gone, taking the grandstands with them and leaving behind a vacant lot full of muddy puddles and unanswered questions. Chris Morris reports.

Concern at not buying gold land

Concern at not buying gold land

The Cardrona community has been ''really let down'' by the Queenstown Lakes District Council, which failed in its bid to buy abandoned sections in the village, a local publican says.

110 jobs likely to go at Fonterra plant

Around 110 jobs are likely to lose their jobs at Fonterra's Canpac plant in Waikato as it changes its focus.

Toilet stop dispute before alleged murder

Toilet stop dispute before alleged murder

A homeless man who was murdered in central Auckland last year was "going to the toilet" where his alleged murderer and his friends wanted to sleep, a court has been told.

Henare tweets farewell to politics

Henare tweets farewell to politics

Retiring National MP Tau Henare fondly remembers accusing the Duke of Edinburgh of not doing anything, his hatred of door-knocking, and inviting the French Prime Minister to Apec - even though France is not a member.

A balanced lifestyle

A balanced lifestyle

Entering the Ballance Farm Environment Awards reinforced to South Otago couple Brendon and Suzie Bearman they were ''heading in the right direction''.

MH17: Plane probably shot down 'by mistake'

MH17: Plane probably shot down 'by mistake'

The US government believes pro-Russian separatists most likely shot down a Malaysia Airlines jet "by mistake," not realising it was a civilian passenger flight.

Human remains found off NSW beach

Human remains have been found in the water off Pearl Beach on the NSW Central Coast, where five-year-old Chayce Kofe was swept out to sea.

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