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Elderly couple in hospital after 'disgusting' attack

Elderly couple in hospital after 'disgusting' attack

An attack that left an elderly couple in hospital last night has been labelled "disgusting" by their neighbours in South Auckland.

Heavy rain expected in Otago headwaters

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.

Tuapeka Mouth ferry closed

The Tuapeka Mouth ferry has been closed until further notice due to high flows on the Clutha River.

Missing Alexandra man found

 

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.

Banks case: Lawyer lined up for McCready

A barrister has volunteered to appear on behalf of private prosecutor Graham McCready in a judicial review of John Banks' committal for trial.

Deputy mayor named

Deputy mayor named

Wanaka councillor Lyal Cocks will continue as deputy mayor of the Queenstown Lakes District Council.

Election result: Clutha District Council

Election result: Clutha District Council

Progress results from the Clutha District Council election, with 98% of the vote counted.

Shadbolt wins a seventh term as mayor

Shadbolt wins a seventh term as mayor

Tim Shadbolt has won a seventh term as Invercargill mayor and enters the record books as the city's - and New Zealand's - longest serving municipal mayor.

Taupo homicide victim named

Taupo homicide victim named

The young man who died in Taupo following a fight in the early hours of this morning has been named as Wiremu Birch.