Woman passed out drunk after allegedly driving - police

Woman passed out drunk after allegedly driving - police

A Mosgiel woman was apprehended by Dunedin police today after she allegedly drove to a Mosgiel supermarket and passed out drunk in one of the store's aisles.

Langbein voted best chef in awards

Langbein voted best chef in awards

New Zealand's Annabel Langbein has followed Gordon Ramsay and Jamie Oliver to been named Best Home Chef at the prestigious Taste Awards in the United States.

Signal Hill house fire 'suspicious'

Signal Hill house fire 'suspicious'

Emergency services are investigating after a derelict house in Dunedin was destroyed in a blaze early this morning.

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With help from my friends (+ video)

With help from my friends (+ video)

A community has rallied around a Dunedin family who bought a filthy "horror'' house, by offering financial support and helping them clean it up.

Focus now on victim’s recovery

Focus now on victim’s recovery

The partner of assault victim Kahu Vincent, Jade Makuru is "relieved'' Ahu Taylor was found guilty yesterday of attempted murder.

Global interest in gas detector

Global interest in gas detector

Little-known University of Otago spin-off company Photonic Innovations is about to launch into commercialisation of its cutting-edge laser gas detection devices in April. Simon Hartley talks to Photonic's chief executive Dr Ojas Mahapatra about the company's outlook and its target of raising up to $1.5 million in coming weeks. 

Woman trapped in lift 14 hours

Woman trapped in lift 14 hours

A woman who spent 14 hours trapped inside an Auckland elevator whiled away the time by "drawing pictures and writing poems" to keep herself calm.

Opinion: Brownlee well aware of need to tread carefully

Opinion: Brownlee well aware of need to tread carefully

As a former defence minister, Phil Goff is usually well informed and worth listening to when he is talking on defence matters.

Church leaders unite after 1000 years

Church leaders unite after 1000 years

Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill embraced and kissed on Friday in a historic meeting, uniting to issue a global appeal for the protection of Christians under assault in the Middle East.

March tipped for new Apple devices

March tipped for new Apple devices

Apple Inc is on target to introduce its next iPhone and iPad models on March 15, and aims to start selling the devices in the same week, technology blog 9to5Mac has reported, citing sources.

Harris facing more sex crime charges

Harris facing more sex crime charges

Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris, currently serving a six-year jail term for child sex crimes, is to be charged with seven more indecent assault offences dating back 45 years, Britain's Crown Prosecution Service says.

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