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Highlanders fans heading north

Highlanders fans heading north

Highlanders fans heading north for tonight's Super Rugby final against the Hurricanes were dressed for the occasion at Dunedin Airport this morning.

Football: Blatter to miss women's world cup final

Football: Blatter to miss women's world cup final

FIFA President Sepp Blatter will not travel to Canada for the final of the women's World Cup on July 5 for personal reasons, his US-based lawyer said.

$400m to be spent on Otago roads

$400m to be spent on Otago roads

Otago is in line for roading improvements worth more than $400 million, including the construction of a new Kawarau Falls bridge and the completion of a shared walking and cycling path between St Leonards and Port Chalmers. 

Daily Dunedin-Queenstown flights confirmed

Daily Dunedin-Queenstown flights confirmed

Kiwi Regional Air has confirmed it will provide a daily Dunedin-Queenstown service.

Football: Serbia triumph in extra time

Football: Serbia triumph in extra time

Serbia are the new Under-20 World Champions, after a shock 2-1 win over Brazil.

Football: Stirring Serbs sure to test Brazilians

The big show is finally here. After 50 games played between 24 hopefuls in front of more than 300,000 fans, only two - Brazil and Serbia - stay in the hunt for the Fifa U-20 World Cup trophy at North Harbour Stadium today.

Flooding closes roads

Flooding closes roads

Motorists have been urged to avoid travelling along rural highways in Manawatu and Whanganui unless it is essential, as heavy rain continues to cause widespread slips, surface flooding and closures.

Polar blast for the South

Polar blast for the South

Snow is expected to fall in Dunedin and other parts of the South tonight, and strong winds will continue to blow.

Dunedin floods hit 1250 properties: DCC

Dunedin floods hit 1250 properties: DCC

Last week's flooding affected about 1250 properties across the city, according to the Dunedin City Council.

Reader photos: Show us your bird feeder

Reader photos: Show us your bird feeder

Spurred by the popularity lately of stories about birdlife, The Wash columnist Dave Cannan asked readers for photographs featuring birds and the various contraptions used to feed them in home gardens.