John Banks' conviction overturned

John Banks' conviction overturned

Former Act leader John Banks' conviction for electoral fraud has been overturned and a new trial ordered by the Court of Appeal.

Man jailed for attempted abduction

Man  jailed for attempted abduction

A man who attempted to abduct a 22-year-old woman in Dunedin's warehouse precinct last year has been sentenced to an open-ended term of imprisonment.

Diamond for Dunedin

Diamond for Dunedin

Forsyth Barr Stadium is set to deliver another major concert with confirmation Neil Diamond is coming to Dunedin.

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Gigabit speeds make staying an 'easy decision'

Gigabit speeds make staying an 'easy decision'

Companies reliant on fast internet speeds would be ''silly'' not to consider moving to Dunedin to take advantage of gigabit internet speeds, a manager at a fast-growing IT company says.

Police restructure plan dissent

Police restructure plan dissent

Like taking Richie McCaw out of the All Blacks - that is how one Wanaka community leader described a police proposal to do away with the senior sergeant position in the town early next year.

October's export deficit $0.9 billion

October's export deficit $0.9 billion

October's 40% plunge in exports to China - led by dairy produce - has delivered a larger than expected trade deficit of $908 million, representing 23% of exports.

Brent Scott remanded in custody over triple stabbings

Brent Scott remanded in custody over triple stabbings

A man accused of stabbing his wife to death and attempting to murder his stepdaughter and her boyfriend has appeared in court.

PM should accept it's game over - Little

PM should accept it's game over - Little

Prime Minister John Key should accept it's "game over" and acknowledge his office's dirty tricks operation rather than continuing his string of recent lies about it, Labour leader Andrew Little says.

Protests in Ferguson dwindle, mass arrests at California rallies

Protests in Ferguson dwindle, mass arrests at California rallies

Tensions eased in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson after two nights of violence and looting sparked by racially charged anger over a grand jury's decision to clear a white police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager.

Senator to push for same-sex marriage

Senator to push for same-sex marriage

The gay marriage debate is set to reignite with Liberal Democrat David Leyonhjelm to introduce legislation to allow same-sex couples to tie the knot.

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