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One dead after North Otago crash

One dead after North Otago crash

A woman is dead and a man is seriously injured after a four-wheel-drive rolled on a remote North Otago farm.

Balcony collapse student squashed 'like a pancake'

A Southland student has spoken of being crushed "like a pancake" when a balcony fell on him during a concert in Dunedin's student quarter. 

One killed in Southland crash

One killed in Southland crash

One person has died in a crash on the Winton-Wreys Bush Highway, in Southland.

49 people, 1 question in Queenstown

49 people, 1 question in Queenstown

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Minimum flow set for Waiwera River

Minimum flow set for Waiwera River

The Otago Regional Council established minimum flows, allocation limits, and a monitoring site for the Waiwera River.

Quake strikes upper South Island

Quake strikes upper South Island

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake has struck 45km south of St Arnaud, in the upper South Island.

Twitter users dismayed by plans

Twitter users dismayed by plans

The hashtag #RIPTwitter became the top trending US item on Twitter after a report from BuzzFeed said the company is planning to change how it displays users' tweets.

Obama seeks billions for programming classes

Obama seeks billions for programming classes

President Barack Obama will ask Congress for $US4.1 billion to expand computer programming classes in every public school, the White House says.

Quake strikes near Christchurch

Quake strikes near Christchurch

Christchurch has been rattled by a magnitude 4.1 earthquake.

Fire at refrigeration business

Firefighters called about a smell of gas at 10.50pm on Monday found a fire in a Dunedin refrigeration business.