The Police National Dive Squad has left Curio Bay, as weather
conditions continue to hamper the search for clues to the
disappearance of an Invercargill boy and his stepfather.
For half of the four years she has worked as a kitchen
assistant and diet aide at Dunedin Hospital, Karen Phillips
has lived with the uncertainty of not knowing whether she
will hold on to the job.
A policewoman was punched in the face several times by a
Dunedin man during a ''cowardly'' assault, police say.
Southern District Health Board kitchen staff have waited
about two years to find out whether the board will go ahead
with an outsourcing proposal. Health reporter Eileen Goodwin
speaks to some of those involved, and looks at the background
of the issue.
Budgets permitting, the Nasa balloon team will be back in
Wanaka next year.
Mainstreet retailer Hallenstein Glasson yesterday breathed
some life into the listed retail sector, bucking a recent
market trend and reporting increased profits, margins and an
The family of a young man who died in a blood-smeared cell
after hitting his head against concrete more than 100 times
are looking to take legal action against the police.
Prime Minister John Key has admitted National held off on
making more new promises for Northland because of concerns
about the way they would be portrayed following a backlash at
the 'Ten Bridges' policy.
German authorities found torn-up sick notes showing that the
pilot who crashed a plane into the French Alps was suffering
from an illness that should have grounded him on the day of
the tragedy, which he apparently hid from the airline.
An unsuspecting motorist with a dashboard camera might
provide detectives with a vital clue as they investigate an
attempted abduction in Sydney's north.
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