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Help sought after Mornington robbery

Help sought after Mornington robbery

Police investigating yesterday's robbery of the Mornington Night' N Day store have spoken with several people who saw the alleged offender before the incident.

Fiordland monorail plan rejected

Fiordland monorail plan rejected

Plans for a $240 million Fiordland monorail have been derailed by Conservation Minister Nick Smith, who says the project does not stack up economically or environmentally. 

Severe wind warning for the South

Motorists are being urged to take care on southern roads tomorrow following the release of a severe wind warning for the region.

Driver in Queenstown taxi 'robbery' charged

Driver in Queenstown taxi 'robbery' charged

A former Queenstown taxi driver who reported in February he was assaulted and robbed of $700 has been charged with theft and making a false statement.

Flooding closes Southland roads

Flooding closes Southland roads

Motorists have been warned to be careful of flooding in Southland as river levels continue to rise.

Otago set to lose 100 forestry jobs

Otago set to lose 100 forestry jobs

More than 100 Otago jobs could be gone next month from Southern Cross Forest Products.

Grave fears for Milford Track tramper

Grave fears for Milford Track tramper

A tramper has been swept away while trying to cross a stream on the Milford Track.

Some tertiary fees to be cut

Some tertiary fees to be cut

The Government will slash tertiary tuition fees for science, agriculture, and some health science courses such as physiotherapy, Budget 2014 shows.

Fire at Gore

Fire at Gore

Workshop buildings at a Gore marae were destroyed by fire this afternoon.

Stadium debt reduction to be considered

Stadium debt reduction to be considered

The Dunedin City Council is to consider using savings to repay more debt associated with the Forsyth Barr Stadium.