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House fire in Milton

A house fire in Milton has been quickly brought under control by the Fire Service this morning.

Italian goes from 'hi darling' to 'goodbye job'

Italian goes from 'hi darling' to 'goodbye job'

An Italian forklift driver has lost his job after greeting his female manager with the words "hi darling".

Cricket: Dunedin to host Sri Lanka test

Cricket: Dunedin to host Sri Lanka test

Dunedin will host the first test between the Black Caps and Sri Lanka in early December, but otherwise misses out on international cricket this summer.

Football: Swiss to decide on FIFA extraditions next month

Football: Swiss to decide on FIFA extraditions next month

Swiss authorities expect to decide next month whether to extradite six soccer officials to face corruption charges in the United States, a Justice Ministry spokesman said.

Jetstar adds Dunedin-Wellington service

Jetstar adds Dunedin-Wellington service

Jetstar today announced it will start flying between Dunedin and Wellington three times a week from October, and will boost trans-Tasman flights to Queenstown and Chirstchurch this summer.

ITM Cup 2015 fixtures

Who's playing who - and when - in the 2015 ITM Cup Championship.

Ian Taylor joins NZ On Air board

Ian Taylor joins NZ On Air board

Dunedin businessman Ian Taylor and media specialist Helen Grattan have been appointed to the board of NZ On Air.

Gyllenhaal is boxer seeking redemption in 'Southpaw'

Gyllenhaal is boxer seeking redemption in 'Southpaw'

Jake Gyllenhaal takes on the role of a champion boxer who tries to turn his life around after tragedy strikes in Southpaw, a drama the Hollywood actor says is essentially about family.

Santas bring cheer to Copenhagen

Santas bring cheer to Copenhagen

Chuckling "Ho ho ho" and waving to the public, dozens of Santas brought some Christmas cheer to the Copenhagen summer as they began their annual World Santa Claus Congress.

Carport fire suspicious

Invercargill Police are investigating a suspicious fire that caused ''extensive'' damage to a carport and a nearby house in the city on Saturday.