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Tight election could see instability in Canada

With Canada's three main political parties all getting around 30 percent support in polls, the odds of a period of political instability after the October 19 election are rising.

Rugby: BOP too good for Northland

The Bay of Plenty Steamers did enough to remain in the Championship semifinals calculations in this dreary encounter in Whangarei.

Cops seek to reunite jewellery with owners

Cops seek to reunite jewellery with owners

Dunedin Police are hoping to find the owners of four pieces of jewellery found during a police search in June.

Men sought after septic waste truck stolen

Men sought after septic waste truck stolen

Two men are being sought following the theft of a septic waste truck in Dunedin yesterday.

Forest fire south of Dunedin

Forest fire south of Dunedin

The forest fire which threatened electrical infrastructure at Waipori Falls now appears to be under control.

Driver trapped in car after Edendale crash

Driver trapped in car after Edendale crash

A train and car collided this afternoon, leaving a woman seriously injured.

Man charged after Hakataramea crash

Man charged after Hakataramea crash

A man has been charged following a fatal crash on the Hakataramea Valley Rd, near Kurow, in May.

Flag referendum: Final four designs revealed

Flag referendum: Final four designs revealed

The wait is over: the final four designs for a proposed new national flag have been revealed.

Obama considers options for closure of Gitmo

Obama considers options for closure of Gitmo

The White House is considering a "wide array" of options for closing the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, spokesman Josh Earnest said on Monday, declining to rule out executive action as an option.

Missing Wanaka woman found

Missing Wanaka woman found

Missing 83-year-old Wanaka woman Janette Eleanor Anderson has been found safe and well.