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Climber dies on Mount Cook

Climber dies on Mount Cook

A Canterbury man has died in a climbing accident on Aoraki Mount Cook.

Diversion after Dunedin crash

Diversion after Dunedin crash

One person was taken to hospital after a car and truck collided at the corner of Barnes Dr and the Southern Motorway in Dunedin this evening.

Five arrested in Dunedin meth raids

Five arrested in Dunedin meth raids

Five people have been arrested after Dunedin police swooped on six addresses today, seizing drugs, drug paraphernalia and ammunition.

Plea for help with hit and run inquiry

Plea for help with hit and run inquiry

Police are seeking information about a vehicle believed to have hit a pedestrian in Invercargill yesterday.

Witnesses sought after Outram burglary

Witnesses sought after Outram burglary

Police are seeking witnesses to the burglary of a rural property near Outram early on Friday.

Southern motorists warned of high winds

Southern motorists warned of high winds

Motorists are being warned to beware of high winds in the South.

Four charged after Dunedin meth bust

Four charged after Dunedin meth bust

Four men have been arrested after armed police stopped a car in North Dunedin early this morning, finding methamphetamine worth up to $42,000 and $7500 cash.

Short stories with literary cred and popular appeal

Short stories with literary cred and popular appeal

Rose Tremain is a versatile author who can switch with ease from novels to short stories, and be classified as a literary writer while commanding popular appeal.

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.