82-lot estate planned

82-lot estate planned

A Wanaka-based developer has applied for consent to create an 82-lot subdivision on one of the largest pieces of undeveloped residential-zoned land left in Dunedin.

'Train' rolls; 3 children hurt

'Train' rolls; 3 children hurt

A 7-year-old boy was taken to hospital and two other children were injured when a children's motorised train overturned at an event intended to be a positive alternative to Halloween.

'Devil' robber sparks lockdown

'Devil' robber sparks lockdown

The Devil came to Invercargill yesterday.

Dunedin

Wingatui subdivision rejected by council

Wingatui subdivision rejected by council

A controversial subdivision proposal in Wingatui has been rejected by the Dunedin City Council hearings committee.

Next target may be Holidays Act

Next target may be Holidays Act

The Holidays Act is likely to be next on Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse's agenda after steering the Employment Relations Amendment Bill into law this week.

Air NZ pilot dies after cockpit seizure

Air NZ pilot dies after cockpit seizure

She had a smile that lit up the room, was a perfect mother and a trailblazer in her field, say the family of an Air New Zealand pilot who died after suffering a suspected aneurism at the controls of a plane only moments after landing in Perth.

It's lonely out on the far left, and the Greens know it

It's lonely out on the far left, and the Greens know it

Not so long ago, any Green MP who suggested some herbal concoction to ward off Ebola would surely have been deemed by his or her colleagues to be guilty only of being eccentric.

Judge imposes conditions on Ebola nurse

Judge imposes conditions on Ebola nurse

A Maine judge imposed certain conditions on an American nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but rejected a bid from state officials for more restrictive measures, her lawyer told Reuters.

Mystery surrounds temple nailgun attack

Mystery still surrounds a bizarre incident that left a monk and a buddhist temple president with nails in their heads at a Sydney temple.

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