Dunedin fans enjoy time with All Black stars

Dunedin fans enjoy time with All Black stars

All Blacks Ben Smith, Kieran Read and Ben Franks visited Dunedin today as part of a special trip which saw 10 winners nationally get the chance to host players in their town.

Refugee crisis: 'We're not ruling out doing more' - PM

Refugee crisis: 'We're not ruling out doing more' - PM

The Government was considering fast-tracking a review of how many refugees it takes, Prime Minister John Key said today, as the humanitarian crisis escalates with millions fleeing war-torn Syria.

Panelbeating business won't reopen

Panelbeating business won't reopen

The Dunedin panelbeaters gutted by fire in June will not rise from the ashes, after it lost an agency contract and insurance company accreditation.

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John Noakes murals being recorded

John Noakes murals being recorded

For decades, the colourful murals in the Children's Pavilion at Dunedin Hospital injected a playful element into an otherwise austere atmosphere.

Border security enhanced in resort

Border security enhanced in resort

Baggage-screening of international arrivals at Queenstown Airport has been bolstered by a $50,000 biosecurity X-ray machine.

Mining safety at forefront

Mining safety at forefront

The mining sector's two most influential regulators - WorkSafe NZ and permitting agency New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals - still have plenty of work ahead in their respective roles.

Family devastated by fatal fire

Family devastated by fatal fire

Residents were among those who tried to save their screaming neighbours from a fatal house fire in Palmerston North, believed to have claimed the lives of an adult and child. 

Williamson: 'I overstepped the line'

Williamson: 'I overstepped the line'

Maurice Williamson has this afternoon put out a media statement in which he apologised for the offence he had caused during a speech.

Migrants shut Eurostar trains to UK

Migrants shut Eurostar trains to UK

Hundreds of migrants have poured onto the high-speed railway linking Paris with London near the French port of Calais, stranding passengers in darkness aboard Eurostar trains.

Dairy farmers happy with banks: survey

Dairy farmers happy with banks: survey

Banks have come to the party for New Zealand farmers requiring support during the dairy downturn, according to a new survey.

Visa operations 'unlikely' in NSW

The NSW police chief says he would need a "heck of a lot of convincing" before he would sign off on any Operation Fortitude-style co-operation with the Australian Border Force.

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