A police officer and a member of the public were assaulted
after trying to stop a woman from driving dangerously on
Taieri Rd yesterday, Sergeant Reece Munro, of Dunedin, said.
A decision by Doc to allow a 66% increase in overnight guided
walkers daily on the Routeburn Track ''drives a horse and
carriage through'' the Mt Aspiring National Park Plan.
The shortage of skilled workers in Otago-Southland is
starting to bite as manufacturing and service sector growth
leaves employers unable to fill some key positions.
An insulation company has no
authority to demand wages from a greiving worker who failed
to give two weeks' notice he was leaving the company because
of the sudden death of his father, the Employment Relations
Prime Minister John Key's office is refusing to comment on
reports of an assault complaint against National's Northland
MP Mike Sabin, directing media queries this afternoon to
A gunman shot dead two New York City police officers in what
officials called an "assassination", hours after warning on
social media that he planned an attack in retribution for
recent US police killings of unarmed black men.
A grandfather at the centre of one of the nation's most
horrific tragedies has reached out to others mourning the
alleged murders of eight children in Cairns.
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