The welding of a
railway track triggered a grass fire, forcing the partial
closure of State Highway 1 near Henley yesterday afternoon.
The welding of a railway line triggered a grass fire, forcing
the partial closure of State Highway One near Henley this
firestorm of conditions has rural firefighters pleading for
common sense when fires are lit.
Fire crews in the South Island
have been kept busy overnight, responding to a scrub fire in
the hills of West Otago and Roxburgh and a suspicious blaze
in Christchurch's Red Zone.
Arriving at Dunedin
International Airport marks the beginning of Christmas for
The John Lewis
Christmas advert is a UK tradition, and the 2014 version is
from the men and women from the New Zealand Defence forces
serving around the world as they 'shout out' the their
families and friends back home.
As the holiday season kicks off, Dunedin Television asked
2014 newsmakers and leaders to share their Christmas messages
to all Dunedin residents.
A video of a group of skateboarders getting up to speeds of
65 km/h skateboarding down the Kaimai Range has surfaced
online, but the road police boss for the region says their
thrill ride is putting people at risk.
The main road out to the Dunedin suburb of Brighton was
blocked by police after an armed offenders squad call-out
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