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Roading project gathers pace

Roading project gathers pace

Work is intensifying on Dunedin's Caversham Valley safety improvement project, as new images and plans for walking and cycle access have been released for a bridge being built at Lookout Point.

Timely boost for the skifields

Timely boost for the skifields

After warm weather and record-setting sunshine hours for Queenstown last month, snow fell again at the resort's skifields yesterday.

Candidates' last chance to critique economy

Candidates' last chance to critique economy

Politicians will get their final chance to critique the economy on Thursday with the release of economic growth figures, although they may use tonight's GlobalDairyTrade auction to start the debate.

Greens want 'welcome packs' for babies

Greens want 'welcome packs' for babies

Greens want every newborn child to get a free "welcome pack'' at birth including a bed, clothes and other essentials, co-leader Metiria Turei revealed this morning.

Cameras target speed sneaks

Cameras target speed sneaks

Cutting-edge speed cameras that can catch out drivers who slow down for traditional cameras then speed up again are being considered by police.

Hurricane Odile slams Mexican resorts

Hurricane Odile slams Mexican resorts

Hurricane Odile whipped through the popular beach resorts of Mexico's Baja California peninsula, uprooting trees, downing power lines and forcing thousands of tourists to take cover in emergency shelters.

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