Opposition to the Dunedin City Council's sale of millions of
dollars' worth of surplus land is growing, with the second
recent sale to emerge infuriating a nearby community theatre.
A Queenstown banker fought back tears as she was sentenced
for stealing more than $400,000 from her employer.
A crackdown on out-of-control drinking in North Dunedin has
pushed student parties into the Dunedin Botanic Garden,
leaving garden staff to clean up the mess.
The Dunedin City Council is discouraging animal trapping on
public land after the recent discovery of about 20 leg-hold
traps in the Dunedin Town Belt.
Police fingered the wrong men in their investigation of a
serious assault in Queenstown last week.
A calculated offer by Dorchester Pacific to buy the remaining
shares it does not own in Turners Auctions is likely to pay
dividends, giving Dorchester access to the cash flow
generated by Turners.
A teenage girl suffered gunshot wounds during a home invasion
in Thames last night.
New Zealand First appears to loom large in National's plan to
secure a third term in Government after Prime Minister John
Key ruled out any helping hand to get the Conservative Party
Environment Southland staff are assessing the most
cost-effective way to map land planted in winter forage crops
using satellite imagery, after a pilot study last year showed
the most accurate method was also the most expensive.
Fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine where a Malaysian airliner
was downed has further complicated an investigation as Europe
and the United States prepared economic sanctions on Russia
over the conflict.
A man who plunged from a Cairns high-rise may have been
murdered, police say.
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