A 57-year-old Dunedin man was uninjured when the vehicle he
was driving hit the side of a freight train in North Otago
about 2.40pm this afternoon.
Power price rises continue to outstrip inflation due to large
increases in monopoly transmission and lines charges, the
Electricity Authority says.
David Cunliffe's wife has admitted she set up an anonymous
Twitter account which attacked his rivals and critics.
The Dunedin City Council has a fight on its hands over
proposed changes to the city's alcohol laws, with more than
4000 supporting a campaign opposing them.
The Powder Room was back before the Alcohol and Regulatory
Licensing Authority in Queenstown on Monday, with police
seeking the cancellation of a duty manager's certificate.
The prospect of being confronted by an armed robber is an
unfortunate reality for staff working in convenience stores.
A 5-year-old boy is missing after a woman and three young
children playing on the Mount Maunganui shoreline were hit by
a large wave.
Some MPs are casting about for a third option in Labour's
leadership contest because of concerns about David Cunliffe
and Grant Robertson -- but there is little consensus on who
that could be.
Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters have extended a
blockade of Hong Kong streets, stockpiling supplies and
erecting makeshift barricades ahead of what some fear may be
a push by police to clear the roads before Chinese National
When Sandra Faulkner was a young girl, her father gave her a
valuable message - ''don't grizzle unless you're planning on
A Melbourne man allegedly provided funds to the terrorist
organisations ISIL and Jabhat al-Nusra, a court has heard.
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