Homicide inquiries launched after fatal North Otago crash

Homicide inquiries launched after fatal North Otago crash

Two shocked teenagers are being helped by victim support following the launch of two homicide investigations in North Otago yesterday.

Will road harm harbour life?

Will road harm harbour life?

Cycle paths, footpaths and wider roads are making life easier for peninsula residents, but are these projects coming at the expense of birdlife and important fish species? Dan Hutchinson takes a look.

Cycle-walkways open soon

Cycle-walkways open soon

Cycle and pedestrian routes through the southern city are opening up and work on Package 1 of the South Dunedin cycleway-walkway is due to be completed at the end of this month.

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Hotel emails testify to updates

Hotel emails testify to updates

The Dunedin City Council was warned two weeks ago the developers behind a proposed $100 million waterfront hotel could walk away, because of mounting frustration at delays, emails released yesterday show.

Show jets test the air

 Show jets test the air

Just in case anyone had forgotten the biggest warbirds airshow in the southern hemisphere starts on Saturday, six racing jet aircraft flew low, slow and quietly over Wanaka's lake frontage yesterday afternoon.

Demand for Genesis 'unprecedented'

Demand for Genesis 'unprecedented'

Severe scaling of Genesis Energy share allocations is likely to push the share price higher when the last of the Government's energy company sell-downs lists on the NZX at 1pm today.

Tourist lucky to survive raging waterway

Tourist lucky to survive raging waterway

A French tourist swept away after slipping into a raging Woolshed Creek late on Wednesday was washed over a terrifying two waterfalls before clambering out.

Collins battles on two fronts

Collins battles on two fronts

Justice Minister Judith Collins was under pressure on two fronts yesterday, facing further questions over both the Oravida conflict-of-interest saga and widespread fresh privacy issues in her ACC portfolio.

Hundreds missing after Korean ferry capsize

Hundreds missing after Korean ferry capsize

South Korean coastguards and navy divers have resumed their search for nearly 280 people still missing after a ferry capsized in what could be the country's worst maritime disaster in over 20 years.

Two dead in NSW mine collapse

A delicate recovery operation is set to begin today to bring out the bodies of two coal miners killed in an underground mine collapse.

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