Hamish McNeilly

School sales fetch $19m

School sales fetch $19m

The Ministry of Education has chalked up nearly $20 million in sales of former schools in the past decade - with more earmarked to go on to the market.

Sporting group in pokie scandal

A Southland sporting organisation has become embroiled in an alleged poker-machine scandal involving $230,000 of public money.

Iwi meet Govt on mining, exploration

Iwi meet Govt on mining, exploration

Iwi leaders want to open dialogue with the Government about mining and oil exploration, but it was too premature to discuss future opportunities, Ngai Tahu kaiwhakahaere Mark Solomon said.

Bomb squad called to blow up weedkiller

What was feared to be gelignite turned out to be weedkiller in one of two incidents dealt with by the army bomb squad in South Otago yesterday.

Ngai Tahu hui at Karitane

Hundreds of people are expected to descend on Karitane later this month to attend the annual hui of Ngai Tahu shareholders.

Slurring, falling and still driving

Slurring, falling and still driving

They should be dead.

They are the drivers caught driving drunk on New Zealand roads during the past decade who have recorded the highest blood-alcohol levels, endangering their lives and the lives of others.

Woman in intensive care after Dunedin crash

Woman in intensive care after Dunedin crash

A 20-year-old woman remains in Dunedin Hospital with serious abdominal injuries after a head-on crash on the Otago Peninsula on Saturday afternoon.

City's attractions to star in Tourism NZ website pilot

City's attractions to star in Tourism NZ website pilot

Dunedin tourism is ready for takeoff after the city's attractions were chosen for a pilot project being undertaken by New Zealand's official tourism website.

21 students ride to races in trailer

21 students ride to races in trailer

Twenty-one students were removed by police after they were discovered crammed into an enclosed furniture removal trailer on their way to the Wingatui races.

Teen hurt in Baldwin St bike crash

A 16-year-old boy who crashed into a car while cycling down Baldwin St on Tuesday night remains in Dunedin Hospital's high dependency unit for assessment.