People in the public gallery of the Oamaru District Court were in tears yesterday as a Palmerston woman admitted causing the deaths of two people while she was drink-driving near Macraes last year.
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A Dunedin airport security officer who planted a fake bomb two days after the deadly Christchurch mosque attacks has been jailed for three years.
An aspiring dentist who headbutted a man in a bar - causing severe oral injuries - has avoided a conviction.
A man is blacklisted from Air New Zealand flights and is banned from Invercargill Airport after he joked he had a bomb in his bag before he was set to depart.
A man who died when a tractor rolled on a rural property near Alexandra last week has been described as "true blue Central Otago".
Brent James Tiddy did doughnuts on a playcentre’s field, drove 30m along a footpath and took police on a two-minute chase — but the worst was yet to come.
Overseas travel isn't what it was - and won’t be for a while - so it's time to get out and see our own country. And what better way than relaxing on a train? Hayden Meikle jumps aboard the Coastal Pacific.
A Dunedin woman whose marriage to an alleged bigamist has now been annulled says time will never heal her pain.
A community pub with about 150 years of history in Dunedin's Green Island is staring down closing time permanently.
A "low-mow" trial, leaving some grassed areas uncut in parts of Queenstown, is getting mixed reviews from residents.
For someone whose life was "live, eat, breathe hockey", a memorial game is a fitting tribute, her mother Tania says.
After a nighttime dash to Queenstown and plenty of panic, Matt Chisholm is breathing a sigh of relief.
A man took police on a perilous high-speed chase because of an "unusual" affection for his car, his lawyer says.
New Zealand Rugby says it has many pathways to become a coach at the top level. But 75% of coaches at Super Rugby level are former professional players.
Queenstown nurse Brooke Thomas has broken the New Zealand women’s record for running the length of the country.