King named Labour's deputy leader

King named Labour's deputy leader

Labour's new leader Andrew Little has chosen Annette King as his deputy.

Environmental society 'not playing fair'

Environmental society 'not playing fair'

When Southlander Jack Minty died in 2000, he left his daughter and three sons with a 137ha farm, in six titles, on the shores of Lake Wanaka.

Sea wall plan 'not about savings'

Sea wall plan 'not about savings'

A squeeze on Dunedin City Council finances is not behind a push to defer multimillion-dollar options to protect the St Clair sea wall, Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull insists.

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11 new developments, more needed

11 new developments, more needed

The equivalent of more than five rugby fields of industrial space has been created in Dunedin via 11 new developments during the past 18 months.

The vision: 10,000 competitors

The vision: 10,000 competitors

The heavens may have opened on the inaugural Queenstown International Marathon, but organisers say the sky is the limit for its future growth.

Prime Range Meats given Chinese boost

A Chinese majority stake in Southland-based exporter Prime Range Meats is expected to include millions of dollars in factory redevelopment and boost job numbers by up to 40%.

Tributes flow in for 'wonderful' man

"I miss you daddy," was the heart-breaking message from Napier man Campbell Paterson's son, as whanau await the return of his remains from rural Australia.

'Short-term' terror laws until 2018

'Short-term' terror laws until 2018

Urgent law changes being introduced to combat the threat of "foreign fighters" will be in place until 2018, prompting opponents to question the Government's promise they would be "short-term" measures.

Scandal-plagued former US mayor dies

Scandal-plagued former US mayor dies

Marion Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor of Washington, D.C., who was jailed for smoking crack cocaine before making a surprising return to office, has died aged 78.

Woman charged after baby found in drain

Woman charged after baby found in drain

A woman has been charged with attempted murder following the discovery of a newborn baby boy in a drain in Sydney's west.

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