Shell found in Otago Harbour blown up

Shell found in Otago Harbour blown up

An artillery shell found in Otago Harbour and thought to be more than 100 years old was blown up today.

Women in blue break glass ceiling with force

Women in blue break glass ceiling with force

They can already be considered pioneers of Southern policing but this mother and daughter say "there is still ground to be broken''.

Appeal planned over husband's death

Appeal planned over husband's death

An Oamaru woman who lost her husband to an asbestos-linked cancer is taking legal action against ACC.

Dunedin

A living from the sea

A living from the sea

He's older and the boat's a lot bigger than the dinghy he first messed about in as a child in Port Chalmers but Peter Scott is still excited by the prospect of fishing.

Horror crash 'an absolute tragedy'

Horror crash 'an absolute tragedy'

At least two of the people who died in a horror crash near Hamilton were parents of young children - including a young mum who was last night remembered as having a "heart of gold".

Key plays down Brexit impact on NZ economy

Key plays down Brexit impact on NZ economy

Prime Minister John Key says Kiwis will see very little impact on the New Zealand economy despite the Brexit rattling global markets today.

Video: Fieldays shows strength of rural sector

Video: Fieldays shows strength of rural sector

Is the rural sector really in such a state of doom and gloom as many would have us believe? Dominic George and Pat Brittenden look to last week's Fieldays to find an answer.

No need to be hasty on Brexit - Merkel

No need to be hasty on Brexit - Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel sought to temper pressure from Paris, Brussels and her own government to force Britain into negotiating a quick divorce from the EU, despite warnings that hesitation will let populism take hold.

Scuffles during Melbourne racism protest

Scuffles during Melbourne racism protest

About two dozen masked members of an anti-fascism splinter group have clashed with police and media despite two opposing rallies being kept apart in Melbourne.

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