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15,000 gather for Jaffa race

15,000 gather for Jaffa race

A crowd of about 15,000 gathered at Dunedin's Baldwin Street today for the annual Jaffa races.

Nick Cave's son dies after fall

Nick Cave's son dies after fall

A teenage son of Australian rocker Nick Cave is dead after falling 18m from a cliff in East Sussex.

Ex-Dunedin designer in Project Runway

Ex-Dunedin designer in Project Runway

Otago Polytechnic graduate Duncan Chambers-Watson will be a contestant in US hit series Project Runway, it has been announced.

Hampden crash victim named

Hampden crash victim named

Police today named the woman killed in a fiery car crash on State Highway 1 near Hampden on Friday. 

Man charged with murder over Waldronville death

Man charged with murder over Waldronville death

Police have formally charged a 22 year-old man with murder after a woman was found dead at a Waldronville address on Friday night.

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.