Digger catapulted in crash

Ute loses control on Central Otago highway

A digger was catapulted into a highway safety barrier when the driver of a utility vehicle lost control in Central Otago this morning. 
Digger crash on SH8

Guns OK but not bikes

Chairman of the Fiordland trails Trust Dr Stephen Hoskin with daughter Jemima, 4. Hunters, boaties and helicopter pilots can have fun in Fiordland National Park but cyclists are banned.

Questions after daughter's death

A mother harnesses anger she feels over daughter's death to drive change in health sector.

Antibiotics could have saved man

Forestry worker may not have died from septic infection had there been sign of the wood in his throat.

Ex-racing official pleads guilty

A former Riverton Racing Club secretary has admitted fraud charges.

Rival attacks Shadbolt's leadership

A city councillor who is eyeing up the mayoral throne says the council is a "rudderless ship" and he lays the blame with Tim Shadbolt.

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Goodness gracious Gore

Gore family For one Gore mother at least, the town's latest high fertility rates have come as no surprise.

First step towards new bridge

PM John Key has honoured an election promise to fast-track the Kawarau Falls bridge project.

Big weekend in south

Wakatipu retirees set to gain

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Big crowd expected for model display

Model trains, cars and boats will be on display this weekend.

In his father's footsteps

Greg Dawson As far as special moments go for Greg Dawson, they don't come much better than a phone call he received this week.

Coach a Volt from the blue

The Dimitri Mascarenhas era is about to start for the Otago Volts and it's an important game to start with.

In hour of need friends came

Targa first-timers raring to go

Braden Currie

No slugs in adventure race

Braden Currie and Dougal Allan powered to a commanding lead in the Defiance Adventure Race yesterday.

Store closure 'sad for Invercargill'

Lara Hopa Invecargill streetwear store Va1idnation is closing its doors at the end of the month.

Is IRD winning the war?

In September last year, I wrote about the Inland Revenue Department's success in winning the war against the black economy.

Facebook comments cost jobs

Empty shops a concern

Bob Robertson

Infinity boss steps down

Award-winning Peninsula Bay developer Bob Robertson, of Wanaka, has retired for health reasons.

Old plasterboard has plenty of uses

Wastebusters Plasterboard, otherwise known as GibR or wallboard, is made from a naturally occurring substance called gypsum, with a paper casing and some binding agents, although the exact composition varies depending on its end purpose.

Shop in store for carer

Hospice Southland is on the hunt to find a suitable premises to open a charity shop in Queenstown.

Crewman takes a punt

Roxburgh park's name future-proofed

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Teacher's holiday is one for the birds

Wanaka teacher and conservationist Christina Greenwood will be spending her spring counting yellow-eyed penguins on a remote subantarctic island, after winning an Environmental Educator Award worth $6000 from the Sir Peter Blake Trust.

Editorial: Worth a shot

Generic cold and flu Vaccines really do improve the odds of emerging unscathed from flu season.

Fabulous homes tour fun day out

After touring 10 open homes I am convinced there are just two sorts of homemakers - modern minimalists, and me.

Letter: Hard on the heart

Editorial: Consultation fail


Letter: South city fed up

A reader is sick of geographical assumptions.

Athlete leaves door open on sporting future

Aaron Barclay It is ironic that triathlete Aaron Barclay may have found a cure for the shin condition that has plagued his sporting career, just as he calls it quits.

Ruby rhubarb

Rhubarb's amazing transformation seems to happen in a matter of days.

Fresh, vegan twist

Trapping a trout takes skill

Christine North

How times have changed

New life member Christine North remembers when the Invercargill Rowing Club had no changing room for women.

All that jazz

Jennine Bailey Christchurch jazz singer Jennine Bailey is the only artist to have got herself two concert gigs in next week's Queenstown JazzFest.

Quirky thriller is a little off-balance

BOOK REVIEW: Former special investigator Louis Kehlweiler has to find new ways to fill in his days now that he no longer works for the Parisian police force.

Young jazz bands seek winning sound

Interest in art grows again


Fat-tastic fun-raiser

Southland Stags Scott Eade and Keanu Kahukura are used to a bit of rough and tumble.

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