SH88 safety work could start next year

SH88 safety work could start next year

Safety improvements totalling $3 million have been earmarked for State Highway 88, between Dunedin and Port Chalmers, and the work could start next year.

Sexual predator once well regarded

Sexual predator once well regarded Frank Walmsley was trusted with the care of teenagers for many years but he used his status as a caregiver and life coach as a front.

 

Brexit 'an isolationist catastrophe'

Brexit 'an isolationist catastrophe'

Brexit is an "an isolationist catastrophe'' for Britain, which could prove heavily damaging economically, and lead to Britain's eventual break-up, but could be less harmful for New Zealand.

Dunedin

Petition to protect Taieri Rd postbox (+ video)

Petition to protect Taieri Rd postbox (+ video)

Halfway Bush residents Gaynor Earl (86) and Phyl Beagley (85) make unlikely activists but their petition to save a local postbox just might be a success.

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.

Cars 'drag racing before fatal crash'

Cars 'drag racing before fatal crash'

Two cars were spotted drag racing on a Waikato highway minutes before one car slid into a van, killing all four of its occupants.

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.

'Explosive shock' as Britain exits EU

'Explosive shock' as Britain exits EU

Britain has voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow since World War 2 to the European project of forging greater unity.

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.

Embrace Brexit uncertainty: Turnbull

Embrace Brexit uncertainty: Turnbull

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says there will be a period of uncertainty after Britain's shock referendum result but insists Australia must be ready to seize opportunities.

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