Stabbing victim 'in wrong place at wrong time'

Stabbing victim 'in wrong place at wrong time'

A Dunedin commercial pilot stabbed multiple times in a Te Anau bathroom cubicle will make a full recovery, her mother says.

Work to start on $200m varsity projects

Work to start on $200m varsity projects

The University of Otago has committed more than $200 million to future-proofing its Dunedin campus.

Finally, a verdict - Dogs killed Ngapara sheep

Finally, a verdict - Dogs killed Ngapara sheep

A Ngapara farmer who lost 195 sheep killed on his farm in June last year is worried dogs which were to blame could still be around.

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Surgical suite waterproofed

Surgical suite waterproofed

Almost a year after parts of the surgical theatre suite were drenched, causing surgery delays, work to repair leaks in the clinical services building at Dunedin Hospital is all but finished.

Earning an A pass takes good detail

Earning an A pass takes good detail

From the authenticity of the upholstery materials to the alignment of the tyre valve stems, it was all about the details during the national Model A meet concours judging at Wanaka Airport's transport and toy museum yesterday.

Underground mine life extended

Underground mine life extended

Oceana Gold provided some welcome news to the local economy yesterday when it extended the mine life of Frasers Underground, at Macraes, to the end of 2016, a year longer than previously announced.

Fake bank notes prompt warning

Fake bank notes prompt warning

Retailers are being warned to be on the lookout for counterfeit bank notes after a number of reports of fake cash being used across the North Island.

Brownlee won't release Iraq mission details

Brownlee won't release Iraq mission details

Labour has attacked the degree of secrecy about the preparation of a New Zealand troop deployment to Iraq.

Candid advocate top dairy woman

Candid advocate top dairy woman

West Coast dairy farmer Katie Milne was recently named Dairy Woman of the Year. She talks to agribusiness reporter Sally Rae. 

Deadly winds pummel northern Europe

Deadly winds pummel northern Europe

At least four people were killed when hurricane-force winds lashed northern Europe in one of the most severe storms in years, forcing flights to be cancelled and disrupting road, train and marine traffic.

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