Teina Pora finally free

Teina Pora finally free

The Privy Council in London has quashed Teina Pora's convictions for the rape and murder of Susan Burdett in south Auckland in 1992.

NZ 'shouldn't let them drive' without tests

NZ 'shouldn't let them drive' without tests

China-born Dunedin businessman Joe Jiang says Chinese visitors should be tested before driving on New Zealand roads.

Petrol station owner stole fuel

Petrol station owner stole fuel

The owner of a Dunedin petrol station used his inside knowledge to covertly steal thousands of litres of fuel from petrol retailers.

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DCC plans sweeping internal audit

DCC plans sweeping internal audit

An outside company will be paid to pry into every corner of the Dunedin City Council in the wake of the Citifleet fraud.

Developer seeks competition

Developer seeks competition

The husband of the woman behind Wanaka's proposed 1500-lot Northlake subdivision has warned against placing control of the town's land supply ''in the hands of one man''.

Housing values continue to rise

Housing values continue to rise

New Zealand's love affair with housing continues unabated, as February residential property values rose nationally 6.4% on a year ago - or 20.3% above the market peak of late 2007.

Questions remain over stained shirt

Questions remain over stained shirt

Forensic tests performed on the stained shirt belonging to double-murder accused Mark Lundy will continue to be scrutinised in court today.

MPs' pay move 'best option'

MPs' pay move 'best option'

Prime Minister John Key's move yesterday to cancel the latest MP pay increase and rein in future rises won the support of the Green Party but no comments from Labour.

Three dead as Kiev accuses Ukraine rebels of shelling

Three dead as Kiev accuses Ukraine rebels of shelling

Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed and nine wounded as pro-Russian rebels shelled government positions despite a ceasefire deal, the military said, announcing Kiev's highest casualty toll in several days.

Stead's mission to help farmers

Stead's mission to help farmers

Angela Stead knows how to cook a good lamb roast.

Three dead in Queensland shooting

Three people have been shot dead at a property on Queensland's Darling Downs, police say.

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