Heavy rain for much of country

Heavy rain for much of country

Heavy rain forecast to hit much of the country today, including Dunedin, could cause slips and surface flooding, MetService warns.

Women in blue break glass ceiling with force

Women in blue break glass ceiling with force

They can already be considered pioneers of Southern policing but this mother and daughter say "there is still ground to be broken''.

Appeal planned over husband's death

Appeal planned over husband's death

An Oamaru woman who lost her husband to an asbestos-linked cancer is taking legal action against ACC.

Dunedin

Milestone flight at Queenstown Airport

Milestone flight at Queenstown Airport

Queenstown Airport's first international after-dark flight last night was another milestone in a year of firsts for the airport.

A living from the sea

A living from the sea

He's older and the boat's a lot bigger than the dinghy he first messed about in as a child in Port Chalmers but Peter Scott is still excited by the prospect of fishing.

Horror crash 'an absolute tragedy'

Horror crash 'an absolute tragedy'

At least two of the people who died in a horror crash near Hamilton were parents of young children - including a young mum who was last night remembered as having a "heart of gold".

Key plays down Brexit impact on NZ economy

Key plays down Brexit impact on NZ economy

Prime Minister John Key says Kiwis will see very little impact on the New Zealand economy despite the Brexit rattling global markets today.

Matter of life and death for driverless cars

Matter of life and death for driverless cars

New research has found most people think driverless cars programmed to sacrifice their passengers for the greater good are a good idea - but that not many would drive their family around in one.

No need to be hasty on Brexit - Merkel

No need to be hasty on Brexit - Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel sought to temper pressure from Paris, Brussels and her own government to force Britain into negotiating a quick divorce from the EU, despite warnings that hesitation will let populism take hold.

Video: Fieldays shows strength of rural sector

Video: Fieldays shows strength of rural sector

Is the rural sector really in such a state of doom and gloom as many would have us believe? Dominic George and Pat Brittenden look to last week's Fieldays to find an answer.

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