Courthouse group takes up the cudgels

Courthouse group takes up the cudgels

Dunedin will not lie down and accept the abandonment of its historic courthouse, a new task force of city heavy hitters says.

$935,000 grant for cycle trail

$935,000 grant for cycle trail

A boom is envisaged for the Alps to Ocean cycle trail after a grant of almost $1million was announced for the project yesterday.

Kiwis called to the front line

Kiwis called to the front line

 

When the Canadian Government put up its hands and said it needed help, New Zealand fire crews were quick to respond.

Dunedin

Centre faces closure if not funded

Centre faces closure if not funded

An activity centre for some of Dunedin's most vulnerable people might be forced to close at the end of this year if its funding crisis is not solved.

Oil price plunge drags NZO down

Oil price plunge drags NZO down

Plunging global oil prices have dragged New Zealand Oil & Gas into a loss for the year, but its plans to rein in exploration costs are not affecting proposals to test drill off Oamaru.

Girl's death no accident - police

Girl's death no accident - police

Police investigating the death of Onehunga child Maggie Watson have confirmed her death was not an accident and a homicide investigation is underway.

Bodies found in truck, migrant boat sinks

Bodies found in truck, migrant boat sinks

As many as 50 corpses have been found in a parked truck in Austria, as another migrant boat sank off Libya, deepening a crisis that is overwhelming Europe and throwing up new tragedies by the day.

Man to face court over Queensland teen's murder

A Queensland town in mourning for teenager Jayde Kendall is being urged to wear her favourite colour as a friend fronts court charged with her murder.

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