Serious crash near Queenstown

Serious crash near Queenstown

Queenstown Police are attending a serious crash on State Highway 6, the Frankton-Ladies Mile Highway.

Patients awoken in burglary

Patients awoken in burglary

A bungling burglar woke cancer sufferers by smashing a glass door at the Cancer Society's Daffodil House during a ''disturbing'' raid.

Moeraki crash: Tourist driver's appeal dismissed

Moeraki crash: Tourist driver's appeal dismissed

The tourist driver that killed Oamaru 5-year-old Ruby Marris faces his first night behind bars after his appeal against imprisonment was dismissed.

Dunedin

Wellington service 'great news' for Dunedin

Wellington service 'great news' for Dunedin

A new air service between Dunedin and Wellington has been hailed as good news for the city, after Jetstar yesterday announced a thrice-weekly flight.

Ballance speeds payouts to help farmers

Ballance speeds payouts to help farmers

Ballance Agri-Nutrients has fast-tracked its 2014-15 rebate and dividend payment to help cash-strapped shareholders during what is being described as ''extraordinary times''.

Teen jailed for killing dairy owner

Teen jailed for killing dairy owner

A teenager found guilty of killing a West Auckland shopkeeper would be serving time for murder had he not suffered a brain injury when he was 8, a High Court judge told him today.

Labour says sorry for 'plagiarism'

Labour says sorry for 'plagiarism'

Labour Party MP Clare Curran has apologised for lifting paragraphs from business magazine The Economist for an issues paper on the 'Future of Work'.

Knifeman wounds six in attack on Gay Pride parade

Knifeman wounds six in attack on Gay Pride parade

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man stabbed and wounded six participants, two of them seriously, in the annual Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem, and police say the suspect was jailed for a similar attack 10 years ago.

Alleged bomber to remain in custody

The man charged over a bloody five-year shooting and bombing spree known as the Family Law Court murders will remain behind bars until next week.

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