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Plea for patience as concert boosts traffic

Plea for patience as concert boosts traffic

Motorists are being warned to expect some delays on southern roads as thousands visit the city for tonight's Fleetwood Mac concert.

Nail gun stolen from Waverley

Nail gun stolen from Waverley

A nail gun was stolen while a man was "doing work'' on his house, police say.

Empty kayak missing in Clutha River

Empty kayak missing in Clutha River

An empty kayak is missing on the Clutha River, say police.

Parking ticket machines accept new banknotes

Parking ticket machines accept new banknotes

Dunedin parking ticket machines have been upgraded and will now accept the new $5 and $10 banknotes.

'ODT' deliveries delayed

'ODT' deliveries delayed

City deliveries of the Otago Daily Times are running late this morning due to printing problems.

High interest in Queenstown Marathon

The Air New Zealand Queenstown International Marathon has drawn considerable interest this year, with spots in the marathon, half-marathon and 10km races sold out.

Protest outside Australian Consulate

A group of yellow and black-clad Amnesty International supporters are outside the Australian Consulate in Auckland to urge Australian officials to investigate people-smuggling allegations.

OCR remains unchanged

OCR remains unchanged

The Reserve Bank jhas opted to leave its official cash rate unchanged at 2.75% which was in line with market expectations, but said further reduction in the rate "seemed likely''.

Man killed in Southland crash

Man killed in Southland crash

A man was killed late last night in crash on the Dipton-Winton Highway.

Homicide inquiry in Invercargill

Homicide inquiry in Invercargill

Invercargill police have opened a homicide inquiry following the death of 28-year-old man last night.