2500 in Oamaru health protest

2500 in Oamaru health protest

An estimated 2500 people showed up to protest proposed funding cuts to Oamaru hospital today.

Man charged with murder over Waldronville death

Man charged with murder over Waldronville death

Police have formally charged a 22 year-old man with murder after a woman was found dead at a Waldronville address on Friday night.

Street parade for Highlanders

Street parade for Highlanders

The Highlanders' Super Rugby success will be celebrated with street parade in Dunedin tomorrow afternoon.

Dunedin

Claim training environment unsafe

Claim training environment unsafe

Orthopaedic surgery at Dunedin Hospital is not adequately staffed to provide a safe training environment, Dunedin Hospital orthopaedic surgeon Prof Jean-Claude Theis says.

Assault victim recovering well; co-accused named

Assault victim recovering well; co-accused named

A Wanaka man left fighting for his life after an attack in May is making good progress and will be released from hospital later this month, his father says.

Mortgage lending up $1.5 billion in May

Mortgage lending up $1.5 billion in May

Alarm Bells will be ringing for the Reserve Bank after May delivered a ''whopping'' $1.5billion growth in mortgage lending, with total New Zealand home lending now topping $202 billion.

Two arrested after Nelson death

Two arrested after Nelson death

A man killed this weekend and those arrested in connection with his death all lived at the same hostel.

Tunisia declares state of emergency after hotel attack

Tunisia declares state of emergency after hotel attack

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi has declared a state of emergency to give his government more powers following an Islamic militant attack on a beach hotel, where 38 foreign tourists were killed.

Grazing of lupins investigated

Grazing of lupins investigated

Grazing of Russell lupins in the high country has ''plenty of scope'' in the right areas, New Zealand Merino Company production science project leader Mark Ferguson believes.

AFL coach killed, son in custody

AFL coach killed, son in custody

Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh is dead after being stabbed multiple times during an argument at his family home.

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