Woman dies in crash near Luggate

Woman dies in crash near Luggate

A woman is dead and two people are in hospital with serious injuries after separate crashes in the South today.

Flight hit by lightning near Dunedin

Flight hit by lightning near Dunedin

An Air New Zealand flight from Dunedin was cancelled after the plane was struck by lightning on its approach into the city's airport this afternoon.

Fine weather fades as rain sweeps in

Fine weather fades as rain sweeps in

The fine weather which graced the country for most of January has gone, with widespread showers expected to put a cloud over Waitangi Day, forecasters say.

Dunedin

Car park tenants riled by intruders

Car park tenants riled by intruders

Community workers based at Dunedin Community House in Moray Pl are fed up with the inconsiderate behaviour of some Dunedin motorists and pedestrians in their leased central-city car park.

Man knocked unconscious in Q'town assault

Man knocked unconscious in Q'town assault

Queenstown police are calling for witnesses to an assault in the resort in which a man was knocked unconscious early this morning.

Housing affordability falls 14.1%

Housing affordability falls 14.1%

Home affordability is heading for uncharted territory with Auckland topping the list of least affordable regions, followed closely by the Central Otago-Lakes district.

Housing reform Cabinet papers embarrassingly candid

Housing reform Cabinet papers embarrassingly candid

What if the Government toiled night and day for years to create a market for the right to house the poor and downtrodden, only for no-one to bother to turn up when it finally opened?Such a scenario might well be the stuff of nightmares for Bill English.

Greece seeks to reassure Europe as tensions rise

Greece seeks to reassure Europe as tensions rise

New Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, striking a conciliatory note on debt talks after a turbulent start to office, has called the European Central Bank chief to assure him that Athens was seeking an agreement.

Tostee back online giving dating tips

Tostee back online giving dating tips

The man accused of murdering New Zealand woman Warriena Wright has been sharing dating tips on an online bodybuilding forum.

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