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  • A damp squib on the winter solstice

    The shortest day of the year has come and gone again, shining a few hours of light on to one of New Zealand local government's most intriguing and bizarre fiascos.

  • Work ongoing

    Work continues on a set of new traffic lights for the one-lane Luggate Red Bridge.

  • Shortlist of possible names announced for Catholic cathedral

    Two saints who spent time in Canterbury and the name of the former cathedral are among a shortlist of seven possible names for the new Christchurch Catholic cathedral.

  • Preschool set for January opening

    Nine months after the sudden closure of a "really loved" Wānaka preschool, the empty space has officially found a new tenant.

  • 'Many indicators of gold' in region

    A Canadian mining company is launching an aggressive drilling programme in the hopes of finding "the jewel in the crown" in Otago's resurgent gold sector.

  • Chaos in car that struck down passenger's partner

    Screaming, shouting, and passengers grabbing for the wheel.

  • Looking out for others, every step of the way

    Caring for people is in Abbey Swift's DNA.

  • Fundraising assistance praised

    The Wānaka & District Lions Club members would like to thank the following people for their kind donation of items offered for silent auctions during our fundraising quiz evening on June 9 — Three Parks New World, BidFresh Wānaka, Edgewater Hotel Wānaka, Wilson & Dorset, The Picture Lounge, Lake Wānaka Cruises, Wānaka Paper Plus, Wools of Wānaka and Hazeldine Bros.

  • Four-car crash on motorway

    Four vehicles were involved in a crash near the Fairfield overbridge on Dunedin's Southern Motorway last night.

  • Sale gets buyers humming

    Tammy Evans and Pax Dexter (below) discuss their purchases on stage at the Regent Theatre music and entertainment sale yesterday.

  • Obituary: Peter Oosterhuis, golfer, commentator

    A talented golfer who was twice runner-up in the British Open, English golfer Peter Oosterhuis made a successful transition to the commentary booth, being a key voice of European and then United States golf for years.

  • Obituary: Cesar Luis Menotti, football manager

    An avowed leftist, long-haired chain-smoker who achieved Argentine football's greatest triumph under the eyes of a military regime, Cesar Luis Menotti was a defiant and charismatic figure in world football.

  • Planner critical of bulk, height in design of proposed hotel

    An Auckland planner has shot down plans for a proposed five-star hotel in Queenstown.

  • Letters to the Editor: the hospital and the airport

    Today's Letters to the Editor from readers cover topics including praise for Marama Davidson, the shilly shallying around the new hospital and the potential of our airport.

  • Start time concerns put to one side

    The sequel to last year's epic women's premier grade final is scheduled for Tahuna Park at the later time of 2.45pm today.

  • Making memories on ice

    There isn't much strange and wonderful left in this world but if you do one thing this winter, then the Staveley Ice Rink should be that thing.

  • Both peace and love

    Dunedin singer/song-writer Luke Hurley has just released a new album of songs (his 15th!) called Before the War, addressing themes of war and our continuing struggles with each other, as a confused and often divided species.

  • Obituary: Bernard Hill, actor

    Although British to the core, a little bit of actor Bernard Hill always belonged to New Zealand thanks to his leading role in Sir Peter Jackson's the Lord of the Rings films.

  • Squeeze out every drop of goodness

    Citrus is more versatile than we realise, the team at Love Food Hate Waste report.

  • Obituary: master wordsmith won it all


  • Thin sand wall shielding dump

    A noxious landfill behind Dunedin's rapidly-eroding Middle Beach is protected by a thin wall of sand, as narrow as 4m deep in places.

  • New mental health service to aid Pacific communities

    A new mental health service hopes to "lift the dark clouds" hanging over Dunedin's Pacific communities.

  • Wave of enthusiasm

    King's High School year 13 pupils embrace the freezing cold water at St Clair Beach for their annual midwinter swim yesterday.

  • Enough talking in circles — action needed

    Unsightly, limited patches of sea defences along South Dunedin's beaches have stopped a rising tide rolling inland — so far. Mary Williams investigates the magnitude of the threats and need for a funded, sustainable solution.

  • Workshop helps create local films

    Some of the country's leading and emerging film industry talent will be in Oamaru this weekend attending New Zealand's first regional story incubator that aims to support local film-makers and help creatives from the region generate copyright and intellectual property for local and international audiences.

  • 'Lavish' ratepayer-funded dinner plan axed

    Plans for a ratepayer-funded dinner for Otago regional councillors were scrapped amid concerns it would be a bad look to "massively shunt up rates" and then have a lavish meal out to celebrate.

  • A quickfire catch-up on all things sport

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  • Global health on agenda

    Developing a strong health workforce and maintaining sound international links will be key to facing the future's big challenges, former health minister Ayesha Verrall says.

  • Children's charities uniting to fight cuts

    Charities for vulnerable children at risk of having government funding reduced or cut entirely are banding together to fight the cost-slashing.

  • Benefits of veges growing on pupils

    A Dunedin primary school's pupils are reaping the benefits of vegetables they grow in their garden.

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