The man who this week abandoned an 11-month-old boy alone on
the side of a Southland highway after finding him in the car
he had just stolen, pleaded guilty to six charges when he
appeared in the Invercargill District Court today.
Paul Dwyer reviews the Otago Volts' loss to Northern
Districts in Dunedin on Saturday with Aaron Redmond and Ian
Butler, and they look ahead to the match against the Knights
in Hamilton on Friday.
An attack that left an elderly couple in hospital last night
has been labelled "disgusting" by their neighbours in South
Otago Regional Council will keep an eye on Lake Wakatipu this
weekend following Metservice predictions heavy rain will fall
in the headwaters of the region's rivers and lakes.
The Tuapeka Mouth ferry has been closed until further notice
due to high flows on the Clutha River.
An elderly Alexandra man with Alzheimer's spent the night in
his car after running off the road and down a bank in
Gabriel's Gully, near Lawrence.
A barrister has volunteered to appear on behalf of private
prosecutor Graham McCready in a judicial review of John
Banks' committal for trial.
Wanaka councillor Lyal Cocks will continue as deputy mayor of
the Queenstown Lakes District Council.
Progress results from the Clutha District Council election,
with 98% of the vote counted.
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