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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.

Witnesses sought after Gore school fire

Witnesses sought after Gore school fire

Police are keen to speak to anyone who was at a Gore school on Tuesday night shortly before a fire broke out.

Christchurch's $534m quake cost blowout

Christchurch's $534m quake cost blowout

Christchurch City Council has underestimated its share of rebuilding the earthquake-shattered city by at least $534 million, according to a new report out today.

Compressor changed before Milford Rd driller's death

A coroner was told today that a hose from a compressor became detached and struck a Dunedin driller in the head while he was working to clear a landslip on Milford Road in October 2012.

Missing yacht's life raft found

A life raft and squab belonging to the missing yacht, Munetra, have washed up on the southern end of Stewart Island.

Toronto mayor caught in new drug video

Toronto mayor caught in new drug video

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who gained global notoriety after admitting to smoking crack cocaine, will take a break to deal with substance abuse issues, his lawyer told Canadian media, as one newspaper reported a new video showed him using what appears to be drugs.