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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.

Motorists urged to take care as wind rises

Motorists urged to take care as wind rises

Motorists are being urged to take extra care as strong winds batter some areas of the South.

Sexual assault in Dunedin

Sexual assault in Dunedin

Dunedin Police are investigating a sexual assault which happened in central Dunedin early on Sunday morning.

Quake strikes off coast of Kaikoura

A magnitude 4.8 earthquake has struck off the coast of Kaikoura.

Nationwide appeal after Dunedin floods

Nationwide appeal after Dunedin floods

A nationwide appeal has been launched to help residents badly affected by last week's flooding in Dunedin.

Quake northwest of Wanaka

Quake northwest of Wanaka

Residents in the Queenstown Lakes area were shaken this evening by a magnitude 4.1 earthquake, centred about 25km northwest of Wanaka.

Police name Hampden crash victim

Police name Hampden crash victim

Police have released the name of the Dunedin woman killed in a crash just north of Hampden on Tuesday.

More Aucklanders heading for the regions

More Aucklanders are interested in buying properties outside of the city - with many potential buyers keen on the Hawkes Bay where you can get "more bang for your buck".

Football: NZ has lofty ambitions in Women's World Cup

For a team that have never made any noise in three previous Women's World Cup appearances, New Zealand have a lofty goal in mind after a long-term strategy to improve their playing depth and standard of play.

Football: Honduras takes out 7-goal thriller

Jhow Benavidez and Kevin Alvarez delivered stunning free kicks for Honduras as they toppled Uzbekistan 4-3 in their Under-20 World Cup fixture in Christchurch today.