Wanaka's public pool is expected to reopen within two months,
following a Queenstown Lakes District Council decision to
spend $115,000 to strengthen the Wanaka Community Pool
building as a temporary measure.
ODT rugby columnist Paul Dwyer talks with Taieri halfback
Kurt Hammer and University halfback Nick Annear ahead of
their Dunedin Premier final clash this weekend. He also names
his form XV for the season and opens voting for the People's
A Malaysian airliner has been brought down over eastern
Ukraine, killing all 295 people aboard and sharply raising
the stakes in a conflict between Kiev and pro-Moscow rebels
in which Russia and the West back opposing sides.