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Diesel spill makes highway slippery

Diesel spill makes highway slippery

A large diesel spill on State Highway 1 between Invercargill and Balcutha is causing issues for motorists.

Former Otago student dies in skateboard accident

Former Otago student dies in skateboard accident

The death of a 22-year-old former University of Otago student who fell from his skateboard and suffered a fatal head injury has been referred to the coroner.

Missing Invercargill man located

Missing Invercargill man located

An Invercargill man missing since last week has been located.

Witness sought after Mosgiel crash

Mosgiel police are still keen to hear from anyone with information about a Wickliffe St crash last month in which 92-year-old pedestrian died.

Hitch hits televised Lotto draw

A technical snarl hit the Lotto Powerball machine live on air last night with $9 million at stake.

Pistorius jailed five years for killing

Pistorius jailed five years for killing

A South African judge has sentenced Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year.

Rugby: Otago loses to Manawatu

Rugby: Otago loses to Manawatu

Manawatu cemented themselves as favourites for promotion from the ITM Cup Championship after a 38-25 victory over Otago tonight.

Roads reopen after mortar bomb discovery

Roads reopen after mortar bomb discovery

 

An area around a central Dunedin building has been cordoned off, following the discovery of what is believed to be a ''corroded and unstable'' World War Two mortar round.

Spectacular lunar eclipse expected

Spectacular lunar eclipse expected

Depending on the weather, Dunedin people may have one of the best views in the country of a lunar eclipse, starting about 8pm today.

Cyclist found dead on Alps 2 Ocean Trail

Cyclist found dead on Alps 2 Ocean Trail

A 65-year-old cyclist has been found dead on the Lake Ohau Lodge to Omarama section of the Alps 2 Ocean Trail.