A Taieri couple want to thank the motorists who stopped and
helped put out a roadside fire which could have caused a
''conflagration'' on their property if it had got out of
The fire risk across the South Island is "explosive", the
Department of Conservation says, as ground crews launched
another onslaught against a large scrub fire that has ripped
through more than 300ha at Arthurs Pass this week.
National's plan to sell off state houses will drive up rents
for all renters, Labour leader Andrew Little says.
A Dunedin woman has reacted to what she has described as an
''unbelievable'' and ''extraordinary'' $65 parking fine she
received at a car park at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
A shortage of aged care services in Wanaka is driving elderly
residents out of town and a new facility to meet increasing
demand is still 18 months away from opening.
Oil prices fell to new six-year lows in New York yesterday,
despite warnings the low price meant shrinking investment
into exploration, which could lead to significant price
increase in the future.
A New Zealand-born woman has died while backpacking in
Labour leader Andrew Little has begun broadening Labour's
image as as the "jobs party," not just a party for working
labour, but for wealth-creating business, especially small
business, and for those who want to be their own boss.
A blizzard is sweeping across
the northeastern United States, dropping more than 30cm of
snow across Massachusetts and Connecticut even as its impact
on New York City falls short of dire predictions.
Andrea Murphy is proud to call New Zealand home.
A young Queensland mother is to stand trial accused of the
manslaughter of her infant daughter who died from brain
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