The family of a Dunedin woman who had her head split open
with an axe fears her attacker will finish what he started.
The Otago Regional Council will stop all water takes from the
Taieri River and its tributaries from noon on Wednesday, as
the region faces the worst dry conditions since the 1999
More than half a million dollars from the Government has
provided a ''wonderful'' boost to Dunedin's cycleway network,
Mayor Dave Cull says.
Debt levels will remain higher for longer, but rates
increases will be trimmed, if a revised Dunedin City Council
budget to be considered next week is accepted.
A new primary school for Wanaka will be one of the options
considered in community consultation carried out in the town
this year by the Ministry of Education.
Home affordability is heading for uncharted territory with
Auckland topping the list of least affordable regions,
followed closely by the Central Otago-Lakes district.
The falling petrol price has been a boon for the great Kiwi
summer road trip but more big price drops are looking
unlikely in the short-term, according to the AA.
What if the Government toiled night and day for years to
create a market for the right to house the poor and
downtrodden, only for no-one to bother to turn up when it
finally opened?Such a scenario might well be the stuff of
nightmares for Bill English.
Civilians were killed on both sides in heavy fighting in
eastern Ukraine, while an attempt to reopen peace talks in
neighbouring Belarus was aborted before it began.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott will seek to focus the political
spotlight on jobs and families, rather than knighthoods, when
he delivers a major speech next week.
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