Belgian armoured cars which the new national army holds in reserve.
The first inmate to be sentenced on third-strikes was not the person expected to be punished by the law which says offenders must be sentenced to the maximum prison term without parole.
Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen spoke the truth we can hear, writes Stuart Crosson.
Loading limbers with ammunition for the big guns on the Somme front.
Scurvy is a disease long associated with sailing ships and sailors, with Captain James Cook and the discovery that fresh fruit provided a cure-all.
Black ribbons and ‘‘reserved’’ signs appeared on many commuter buses around the US this week as the bus industry marks Rosa Parks Day today, a commemoration of an African-American civil rights victory.
It is not often a judge takes such a public swing at a minister, but Judge Carolyn Henwood and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley are locked in an undignified and almighty stoush.
Those who are familiar with the Agricultural and Pastoral Societies' shows in the dominion cannot fail to be struck with the very meagre display of machinery on our show grounds.
What is this thing called Delta, the organisation which manages Aurora Energy’s electricity network in Dunedin and Central Otago, asks Hilary Calvert.
I paid $3.80 last week for a bottle of berry-flavoured water. I can imagine my grandfather shaking his head at such a waste of funds.
If a role of sport is to provide pleasure for the populace then the All Blacks delivered. Not only did they win 13 of 14 matches this season but they played with verve, skill and, in the past two...
Mr H. P. Harvey and a score of residents of Opoho, half of whom were ladies, waited on the council to ask for the provision of vehicular communication between Opoho and the city tramways.
This traction engine upended on the Greenvale road at Waikaka when a bridge collapsed under its weight. It was hauling the threshing mill in the background. - Otago Witness, 29.11.1916.
On Saturday, there is the Mt Roskill by-election. On Sunday, there are two votes that could have a far bigger long-term effect.
A constitution for our times: let’s have it now, argues Andrew Butler before the Dunedin launch of his co-authored book with Sir Geoffrey Palmer on the issue.
Fidel Castro shaped Cuba in his own image through ruthless methods, dominating his country with strength and symbolism since he triumphantly entered Havana on January 8, 1959.
Troops of the 20th Mounted Regiment at Papawai. From left: A. Nicolson, Bradshaw, J. Frame, M. Flanagan, Meldrum, Bartram, Hannah and Folster.
The Government is certainly walking the talk on dog control issues and, if its latest proposals get legs, owners of dangerous breeds will be in the doghouse along with their canine companions.
By JOHN LAPSLEYBrian Tamaki, and the gay earthquakes? Discuss. Well, I say it’s time we turned this debate on its head, and showed the beleaguered bishop a little understanding. After all, being a...
More bank branch closures seem sadly inevitable, writes Peter Smith.