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  • Man caught trying to break into police station

    First, a 23-year-old man's car and keys were seized and locked up at the Kurow Police Station.

  • Southern United fall short of glory in final

    Sometimes things just do not quite go your way.

  • Pilot's death ruled accident after six years

    A six-year investigation into a helicopter crash that killed a West Coast man has come to a close, with a coroner expressing an unreserved apology for the delay.

  • One last task ahead in red-letter season

    Southern United is on the cusp of the greatest footballing achievement to come from Dunedin, Kayla Hodge reports.

  • Spring fresh

    Chicken and avocado cream, noodles with greens, lemon sorbet — Nigel Slater gets fresh for the last gasp of spring.

  • Still perfect, 13 years on


  • Southern earn respect of opposition coach

    Auckland United head coach Ben Bate admires his opponents.

  • Chasing Mercury after sunset

    Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was arguably one of the greatest astronomers ever. In 1543, he published his book De revolutionibus orbium coelestium, which transformed our understanding of the cosmos. In one fell swoop, Copernicus revolutionised astronomy by placing the sun, rather than the Earth, at the centre of the Universe. Of course, now, thanks to centuries of research, we know the sun isn't the centre of the Universe. Still, despite this tiny misunderstanding, it is undeniable that Copernicus was, by any measure, a revered polymath of the highest order.

  • Dying to get help they needed

    A young Dunedin woman "abandoned" by the healthcare system was in so much pain she requested assisted dying. Now she and another Dunedin woman are calling for their rare condition to be treated seriously. Fiona Ellis reports.

  • Weighing the difference

    To better understand the martial traditions of his iwi, Te Atarau Cassidy picked up the rākau whawhai.

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