Hundreds of Kiwis pledge help for refugees

Hundreds of Kiwis pledge help for refugees

Hundreds of New Zealanders have pledged to help with the international refugee crisis, with many offering up their homes.

Dunedin fans enjoy time with All Black stars

Dunedin fans enjoy time with All Black stars

All Blacks Ben Smith, Kieran Read and Ben Franks visited Dunedin today as part of a special trip which saw 10 winners nationally get the chance to host players in their town.

Panelbeating business won't reopen

Panelbeating business won't reopen

The Dunedin panelbeaters gutted by fire in June will not rise from the ashes, after it lost an agency contract and insurance company accreditation.

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John Noakes murals being recorded

John Noakes murals being recorded

For decades, the colourful murals in the Children's Pavilion at Dunedin Hospital injected a playful element into an otherwise austere atmosphere.

Border security enhanced in resort

Border security enhanced in resort

Baggage-screening of international arrivals at Queenstown Airport has been bolstered by a $50,000 biosecurity X-ray machine.

Mining safety at forefront

Mining safety at forefront

The mining sector's two most influential regulators - WorkSafe NZ and permitting agency New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals - still have plenty of work ahead in their respective roles.

Fatal fire: 'All we could hear was the screaming'

Fatal fire: 'All we could hear was the screaming'

Neighbours trying in vain to enter a Palmerston North house that turned into a deadly inferno were pushed back by thick black smoke.

New timeframe to strengthen quake-prone buildings

New timeframe to strengthen quake-prone buildings

Buildings with verandas and other features that could collapse into busy areas will need to be earthquake-strengthened in half the time, the Government has announced.

Migrants shut Eurostar trains to UK

Migrants shut Eurostar trains to UK

Hundreds of migrants have poured onto the high-speed railway linking Paris with London near the French port of Calais, stranding passengers in darkness aboard Eurostar trains.

Dairy farmers happy with banks: survey

Dairy farmers happy with banks: survey

Banks have come to the party for New Zealand farmers requiring support during the dairy downturn, according to a new survey.

Visa operations 'unlikely' in NSW

The NSW police chief says he would need a "heck of a lot of convincing" before he would sign off on any Operation Fortitude-style co-operation with the Australian Border Force.

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