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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.

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.