'Drunken idiocy' in Mosgiel

'Drunken idiocy' in Mosgiel

Police had to mop up after an out of control Mosgiel party spilled into the streets on Saturday night. 

Mates left stranded climber behind

Mates left stranded climber behind

A climber rescued after he got stuck on Mt Taranaki overnight was left at the summit by his mates.

Man dies at Queenstown mountain bike park

Man dies at Queenstown mountain bike park

A 57-year-old Nelson man has died at a mountain bike park near Queenstown this morning.

Dunedin

Many in Dunedin facing crippling debt

Many in Dunedin facing crippling debt

A new group is embarking on an ambitious project to smash bad debt in the city. Dan Hutchinson investigates.

'Minimal information' over liquidation

'Minimal information' over liquidation

A debt of more than $250,000 - attributed to the company of a lawyer which had been operating in Dunedin - appears to have liquidators baffled.

Stockcar ace fights for life

Stockcar ace fights for life

One of New Zealand's best stockcar drivers is fighting for his life after being seriously injured in a crash with a logging truck while travelling to the national teams championship in Rotorua.

Iraq decision: import beyond NZ-US ties

Iraq decision: import beyond NZ-US ties

It took some carefully chosen words by a former high-ranking diplomat to cut through the self-serving verbiage spouted by politicians and bring some clarity to the acrimonious debate on the merits or otherwise of New Zealand's latest excursion to the Middle East.

Russian opposition mourns murdered leader Nemtsov

Russian opposition mourns murdered leader Nemtsov

Thousands of stunned Russians laid flowers and lit candles on the bridge where opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was shot dead near the Kremlin, a murder that showed the risks of speaking out against President Vladimir Putin.

More Abbott leadership speculation

More Abbott leadership speculation

Less than three weeks after Prime Minister Tony Abbott survived a party room vote, leadership tensions at the top of the government have emerged yet again.

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